Whether you're a scholar, a student, a university administrator, or a member of library staff, in this section and its subpages, you'll find ideas to consider and actions to take to make OA viable in your research, publishing, service, funding, and work.
1. Deposit your work in W&M ScholarWorks.
2. Publish your work in Open Access journals.
3. Choose Creative Commons licenses for your research work and teaching materials.
4. Encourage your colleagues to share their work openly.
5. Volunteer as a reviewer or editor for an Open Access journal in your field.
6. Start the Open Access conversation with your favorite subscription journal.
Credit to the University of Pittsburgh Libraries for the original version of this OA and You research guide.
NIH Director Dr. Francis S. Collins interviews Jack Andraka, the 16-year-old inventor of a breakthrough cancer diagnostic and winner of the 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Courtesy of the Right to Research Coalition.