Useful tools for Open Access

Find below some key Open Access tools, depending on what you want to do.

Check the Open Access compatibility of your favorite scientific journals
Obtain funding for potential publication costs
  1. Use your funding agency's tool
    Eg. ChronosHub (SNSF articles) ou my.SNF (SNSF books) 
  2. Agreements with publishers webpage: check whether an agreement exists and follow the procedure described to make sure your publication benefits from it.
  3. Publication Fund: apply for financial support if the conditions are met
Make your publications visible and open
  • SNSF OA Check: find out the Open Access rate of your publications and how to improve it
  • Rights Retention Strategy : retain the right to freely and immediately disseminate a copy of the scientific article (without embargo).
  • Archive ouverte UNIGE: share your publications, in the form of an accepted manuscript if the published version cannot be freely distributed
Find Open Access contents
  • Archive ouverte UNIGE: for publications by UNIGE authors
  • Unpaywall: browser plugin, to search seamlessly into all institutional repositories online.
  • DOAB: directory of books published 100% Open Access
  • DOAJ: directory of scientific journals who publish their contents 100% Open Access. Article search also possible.