Open Access and Publishing
The University of Miami Libraries are committed to supporting Open Access initiatives by faculty, staff, and students at the University of Miami. The Libraries can help with Open Access questions and other related topics.
If you have questions about Open Access initiatives or Open Access journal publishing, please contact Jason Cohen (firstname.lastname@example.org, digital publishing specialist).
Open Access 101: Key Links
- Copyright Resources
Guidance in complying with copyright and using materials according to Fair Use.
- Creative Commons
Information about protecting intellectual property in Open Access environments, including methods to license and share your work through the use of creative commons licenses: https://creativecommons.org/about/cclicenses/
- Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
- Open Access by SPARC
Provides information and resources to help authors retain rights to their work.
- Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)
DOAB is a community-driven discovery service that indexes and provides access to scholarly, peer-reviewed open access books and helps users to find trusted open access book publishers.
- ROAD Directory of Open Access Journals
The ROAD Directory provides access to Open Access resources from around the world.
- Sherpa Romeo
Provides information about publishers’ policies and guidelines for making journal articles available in Open Access environments.
Open Access at the University of Miami
- PLOS Publishing Partnership Agreement
University of Miami Libraries funds APCs for affiliated authors publishing in PLOS journals.
- ORCID@University of Miami Guide
How to create and use an ORCID iD (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) at the University of Miami
The University of Miami’s institutional repository preserves and publishes the work of the University research community.
- Open Access Publications Supported by the University of Miami Libraries
Current Open Access publications the University Libraries have helped support.
- University of Miami Thesis Preparation and Submission
Information from the Graduate School about the theses and dissertations processes.
- Journal Rankings/ Impact Factors
Resources for evaluating the impact of journals.
Data and Publishing
- DOIs, Data Publication, Sharing, and Preservation
Important tools and information when publishing and working with data.
- Data & Visualization Services at the University of Miami
Resources at the University that provide training and computing resources related to data analysis, data management, and data visualization.
- NSF Data Management Plan
Explains NSF’s requirements for sharing and maintaining data from funded research.
- Louis Calder Memorial Library Open Access Guide
Help in understanding options in complying with this new policy for NIH grant funded research.