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This research guide provides readers with a basic understanding of Open Access, which is broadly defined as content that is free to access and re-use.
Last Updated: Mar 19, 2014 URL: http://guides.lib.umich.edu/openaccess Print Guide RSS Updates

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Introduction to Open Access

What exactly is Open Access and why is it good? Here is a brief explanation from the MLibrary Copyright Office. See the FAQs for more information.

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