Bibliographies about Open Access from Digital Scholarship

Below is a list of digital/paperback books and digital bibliographies from Digital Scholarship that cover open access topics. They are all under a Creative Commons license (typically the Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States License). The digital versions are open access.

  • Institutional Repository and ETD Bibliography 2011 (July 2011): This selective bibliography presents over 600 English-language articles, books, technical reports, and other works that are useful in understanding institutional repositories and ETDs. This selective bibliography covers IR country and regional surveys, multiple-institution repositories, specific IRs, IR digital preservation issues, IR library issues, IR metadata strategies, institutional open access mandates and policies, IR R&D projects, IR research studies, IR open source software, and electronic theses and dissertations. Available as a paperback (96 pages, $9.95, ISBN-10: 146377429X) and an open access PDF file.
  • Institutional Repository Bibliography (June 2011): This selective bibliography presents over 460 articles, books, technical reports, and other scholarly textual sources that are useful in understanding institutional repositories. Available as an XHTML website with live links. Updated periodically. (Table of contents.)
  • Electronic Theses and Dissertations Bibliography (November 2010): This selective bibliography presents over 150 articles, books, conference papers, technical reports, unpublished e-prints and other scholarly textual sources that are useful in understanding electronic theses and dissertations. Available as an XHTML website with live links. Updated periodically.
  • Transforming Scholarly Publishing through Open Access: A Bibliography (September 2010): This selective bibliography presents over 1,100 journal articles, books, and other textual works about the open access movement. Available as a paperback (180 pages, $15.95, ISBN-10: 1453780815), an open access PDF file, and an XTHML website. "An outstanding overview of scholarship relating to the growing Open Access movement." — The Charleston Advisor (Reviews)
  • Open Access Journals Bibliography (August 2010): This selective bibliography presents over 210 books and articles that are useful in understanding open access journals. Available as an XHTML website with live links. (Table of contents.)
  • Open Access Bibliography: Liberating Scholarly Literature with E-Prints and Open Access Journals (February 2005): This selective bibliography provides an overview of open access concepts, and it presents over 1,300 books, conference papers (including some digital video presentations), debates, editorials, e-prints, journal and magazine articles, news articles, technical reports, and other printed and electronic sources that are useful in understanding the open access movement's efforts to provide free access to and unfettered use of scholarly literature. Available as a paperback (published by the Association of Research Libraries, 130 pages, $45.00, ISBN-10: 1594076707s), an open access PDF file, and an XHTML website. (Table of contents) "This title is a major contribution to the study of the open access movement in general, as well as its emergence in the early twenty-first century." — Library Resources and Technical Services (Reviews)

Also, the Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography and the Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography 2010 cover open access topics as part of broader coverage of scholarly communication issues.

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