Author: Matt Thompson

Matt Thompson is a special collections librarian at The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, Virginia. He has a doctorate in anthropology from the University of North Carolina and has been blogging with Anthrodendum née Savage Minds since 2010.

Make Green OA your New Year’s resolution

Make Green OA your New Year’s resolution

Why should you care about Green Open Access? Self-archiving, also known as Green Open Access or simply Green OA , is a way for authors to allow at least partial access to their toll-gated work. You might care about this for political or practical reasons, or a combination of the two. As an added kink, depending on your institution or funding agency, you might need to conform to some kind of mandate about participating in Green OA. Open access allows {+}