There are 2 primary ways to provide open access to research articles: (1) publishing in open access journals and (2) depositing in public repositories.
Content can be made open access with the consent of the copyright-holder.
See also Peter Suber's "A Very Brief Introduction to Open Access."
The discounts below are particularly relevant to the health sciences, but the UW supports open access publishing with more publishers than the ones listed here! Learn more about the UW Libraries' support for and investment in open access publishing.
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