Libraries

SPARC is pleased to join with PLOS and OASPA in releasing an update to the popular HowOpenIsIt? Open Access Spectrum (OAS) guide.

It's been just over a decade since the concept of Open Access (OA) first captured the attention of the scientific and scholarly research community, bringing with it the promise and potential of a shining new digital landscape, in which knowledge is freely shared and freely used, and the pace of s

This resource outlines the core components of open access (e.g., reader rights, reuse rights, copyrights, author posting rights, etc.) across the continuum from “open access” to “restricted access”.

Looking for an expert on Open Educational Resources (OER) to speak at an event but don’t know who to invite? SPARC is here to help!

The SPARC Libraries & OER Forum is a network of academic and research librarians interested in open educational resources (OER) connected through a public e-mail discussion list and monthly calls. The goals of this forum are:

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