Search OA Content
ERIC world's largest online digital library of education research and information. Some articles and books are not open access, but many reports and documents are.
National Academies Press: Education Free access to online books and reports.
eScholarship, UC's free, open-access publishing service of scholarly output, from pre-publication materials to journals and peer-reviewed series to postprints (includes education)
BEI: British Education Index UK's ERIC. Increasing also indexes online material, not just formally published books are articles.
Education Scholarship Global Observatory: Searches for open access scholarship in education worldwide. Slightly clunky interface.
Sage Open Gold publishing in all areas of the social sciences, inclduding education.
OpenDOAR trial search service for the full-text of material held in open access repositories listed in the Directory of Open Access Repositories.
eScholarship, UC's free, open-access publishing service of scholarly output, from pre-publication materials to journals and peer-reviewed series to postprints.
JURN Search over 3,600 free scholarly e-journals in the arts and humanities.
National Academies Press: Fulltext books and reports on a variety of topics.
eScholarship Editions UC's growing collection of digital texts and monographs, many are freely available.
Berkeley Research Impact Initiative (BRII) supports faculty members, post-docs, and graduate students who want to make their journal articles free to all readers immediately upon publication. BRII subsidizes, in various degrees, fees charged to authors who select open access or paid access publication.
OA & Journals
How to find an open access journal -- or or at least one that let's you post your own work:
Directory of Online Journals (DOAJ) includes thousands of open access journals, including hundreds in education. If you are willing to work with one of these journals, you won't need to negotiate in order to retain your copyright.
SHERPA/RoMEO Lets you search a journal or publisher, and find the (default) degree of open access:
- can archive pre-print and post-print or publisher's version Green
- can archive post-print (ie final draft post-refereeing) or publisher's version/PDF Blue
- can archive pre-print (ie pre-refereeing) Yellow
- archiving not formally supported White