Welcome to the David L. Rice Library Open Access LibGuide! This guide was created to aid users in locating free, open source journals and other resources for all USI areas of study, plus links to specific types of information such as theses/dissertations, popular magazines, books, manuscripts, and more. This guide also includes a link to institutional repositories from colleges/universities throughout the United States and the world. We hope you find these sources useful to your research and welcome comments, suggestions, and leads to additional open access resources that may be added to the guide.
What is OPEN ACCESS?
Open Access Week
Open Access 2013 LIVE STREAM EVENTS
Open Access Information
Please see the link below to learn more defining characteristics of Open Access resources.
Instructional Services Librarian
Ready to Help YOU!
Assistant Director and Head of User Services
USI Rice Library
History and archaeology (the older the better) Nursing, Nutrition, Health Services, and Gender Studies (I choose the library's titles in these fields)
B.A. in Ancient History and Classics, University of Vermont / A.M.L.S.- Library Stuff, University of Michigan / M.A. in History, University of West Georgia
Preferred Place in the Library:
Anywhere I can help YOU do research
"Usual" Starbucks Drink:
Good strong hot coffee! Or iced, it depends...
Favorite Literary Character:
Eloise who lives in The Plaza Hotel in Manhattan
Recommended DVD from the Library's collection:
Desk Set (Hepburn and Tracy duke it out over librarian vs. computer)