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Open Access Publishing: A New Model Based on Centuries of Tradition

“An old tradition and a new technology have converged to make possible an unprecedented public good.”

-Budapest Open Access Initiative (Feb 14, 2002)

The movement toward open access is a relatively recent event in scholarly publishing, spurred on largely by increases in journal subscription prices, consolidation among commercial publishers, and efficiencies in digital technology that allow low-cost distribution and sharing. This guide for UW Bothell faculty includes information and resources on open access publishing and open access initiatives at the University of Washington.

Open Access at UW

The UW Libraries' Scholarly Publishing and Open Access website provides access to the following OA Policy documents and resources related to the proposed UW Open Access Policy:


UW Bothell Campus Library Support

The Library's Scholarly Communication and Open Access Team is available to work with faculty interested in open access publishing. Team members are:

  • Alyssa Berger, Math & Science Librarian,
  • Laura Dimmit, Arts & Humanities Librarian,
  • Tami Garrard, Access Services Manager,
  • Denise Hattwig (chair), Head of Digital Scholarship + Collections,
  • Penelope Wood, Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies and Engineering Librarian,

Please contact us with questions or suggestions.

Visit our Scholarly Publishing and Open Access | UW Bothell blog here: 

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