Skip to Main Content

Open Access Publishing: Home

Last Updated: Jan 26, 2021 12:19 PM

What is Open Access?

Open Access logo by PLOSOpen Access (OA) is the free availability of an article, journal or other work on the Internet. There are varying levels of openness, but a work that is OA is free to access and read, not necessarily free to redistribute (i.e., via email) or re-post elsewhere (i.e., a website other than the source website).


"Open Access logo" by PLOS is made available under CC0.

Related Guides

UB’s Open Access Policy

Head of Institutional Repository Services

Profile Photo
Karlen Chase
University at Buffalo - North Campus
228B Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260