Scholarly Publishing

Recent News
Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Directive 2/22/13 –
Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR) –
Open Data – ( –

General Sources
Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) –
Open Access Newsletter – (OA overview, timeline, blog, etc.) and
Advocacy Resources –
Medical Library Association –
Open Access Directory –
Instructions to Authors in the Health Sciences –
(Index to Instructions to Authors pages for over 3,500 health and life sciences journals)
Journal / Author Name Estimator –

NIH Public Access Policy
NIH Public Access Policy & UAMS General Information –
Overview –
Details –
How to comply –
How to deposit articles –
Frequently asked questions –

Federal Public Access Policies
Federal agencies requirements for public access compliance –

Open Access
Open Access Overview –
Directory of Open Access Journals –
BioMed Central –
PLoS –

PubMed Central –
Registry of Open Access Repositories –

Copyright & Intellectual Property
Author Rights Information from SPARC –
UAMS Patent and Copyright Committee –
UAMS Copyright Policy –
Creative Commons –

Susan Steelman – May 2016