Links to open access advocates and publishers A – Z
Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene
Elementa publishes original research reporting on new knowledge of the Earth’s physical, chemical, and biological systems; interactions between human and natural systems; and steps that can be taken to mitigate and adapt to global change. Visit their site for more information
Free Journal Network
One main aim of this site is to help such journals to coordinate their efforts to accelerate the creation of a journal ecosystem involving independent journals and competitively priced service providers that will out-compete the commercially controlled journals. Such efforts are complementary to the work of discipline-based organizations such as LingOA, MathOA, PsyOA, and the overarching FOAA, that focus primarily on converting commercially controlled subscription journals to Fair Open Access.
HAU Network of Ethnographic Theory
HAU-N.E.T., or the HAU Network of Ethnographic Theory, is an international network of research centres and anthropology departments working together to support HAU’s flagship journal and its innovative book series. The University of Canterbury is a participating institution. Visit the website for more information.
Open Science Federation
The Open Science Federation is a nonprofit alliance working to improve the conduct and communication of science. We are scientists and citizen scientists, writers, journalists, and educators, and makers of and advocates for Open Data, Open Access, and Open Source and Standards. Visit the website for more details.
PeerJ is an international open access publisher with a “mission is to efficiently publish the world’s knowledge”. Its two publications serve the biological and medical sciences, however social science articles are also made accessible. Visit the website for further information.
PLOS Open Access
PLOS is a nonprofit organisation that advocates for and produces open access publications. It facilitates the PLOS Blog Network and publishes PLOS Collections, a combination of interdisciplinary content from the physical science-based PLOS journals. Visit the website for more information.
Springer Open is a peer-reviewed publisher of open access books and journals across all areas of science. Journals include SpringerPlus, an interdisciplinary journal covering all science disciplines including the social sciences. Visit the website for more information.
Western Sydney University Open Access Collection
Collected open access works of Western Sydney University.