The author makes their article openly available via an institutional archive, repository, or personal website.
1) The publisher makes an article openly available from the publisher's website, 2) articles are licensed for sharing and reuse via Creative Commons licenses or similar, and 3) authors typically pay a fee if they wish to publish an article online allowing for free public access and retain the copyright.
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Did you know that you can search for open access materials (books, peer-reviewed articles, patents, dissertations, data sets, and more!), via OneSearch, the library's online catalog? OneSearch includes collections from PubMed Central, the Directory of Open Access Journals, PloS, Taylor & Francis Open Access Journals, ERIC, the Hathi Trust Digital Library, and much more!
Follow these steps to limit by open access materials: