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Open Access Health Resources

Recommended Open Access resources.

Guide to Open Access Resources

This guide is intended to connect researchers with Open Access resources in medicine. This information is not exhaustive and the links connect you to external sites. Northwestern University and Galter Health Sciences Library take no responsibility for the content or functionality of these external sites.

What is Open Access?

Simply put, Open Access is the dissemination of scholarly information at no cost to readers. Many factors determine the accessibility of Open Access content. Learn more about these factors, including the history of the Open Access movement, copyright considerations, and publishing in Open Access journals in our Open Access Resources Guide.