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The Gelman, Eckles, and VSTC Library buildings are closed, but remote library services and resources and virtual tutoring services remain available. Assistance is available via the virtual Ask Us desk during scheduled Ask Us Desk hours or by email at AskUs@gwu.edu

Please visit GW’s COVID-19 Resource Page for information about changes to university services.

Open Access at GW

Open Access at GW

What is Open Access?

Open Access (OA) is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. OA ensures that anyone can access and use these results and ideas to impact knowledge and grow ideas. GW encourages you to consider open access publishing to make your work more broadly available. Through the passage of the GW Faculty Open Access Resolution, the university has demonstrated its commitment to the free and open dissemination of knowledge.

How to make your work open access:

More Resources to learn more about Open Access

Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)

SPARC is an international alliance of academic and research libraries working to create a more open system of scholarly communication. It is proactively involved in advancing the understanding and implementation of policies and practices that ensure Open Access to scholarly research outputs.

For more information on Open Access, please contact the Scholarly Communications team.

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