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Welcome to Open Access in Media Studies, your guide to open access publishing, aimed at media scholars. The information on this website gives context to all sorts of publishing programs, used terms, licensing issues, copyright questions, (old and new) business models, and new publication formats related to Open Access and that could be useful for scholars in media studies. It’s all about sharing best practices.

This site offers a glossary and resource page with open access funding opportunities and a list of publishers with an open access publishing program. Is this a complete list? No, OAmediastudies will regularly update this information. The glossary will organically grow in the near future. What you won’t find here is a list or a database of open access content published by publishers or scholars. For a wonderful list of open access output in film and media studies I suggest looking at the blog filmstudiesforfree, curated by Catherine Grant.


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