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Open Access @ Pitt: OA in the USA

Here you can find out more about Open Access to research and how to make your scholarship more freely and widely available and usable.

OA at the Federal Level

Many early endeavors in gathering and disseminating medical, science, and education information (e.g., the MEDLINE, AGRICOLA, and ERIC databases) began in the United States. Increasingly government policy at the national and even state levels are setting the pace for Open Access.

OA at the State and Local Level

Individual states in the United States also have their own Open Access legislation and requirements. Here, we highlight relevant laws, resources, and policies from Pennsylvania and the City of Pittsburgh.

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