The University Library budgets $15,000 annually to pay for article processing charges (APCs) and book chapter charges (BCC) in fully open access journals and books. Funds are awarded to eligible authors/creators on a first-come first-served basis, and funds last until expended in a given fiscal year. Learn more about APCs.
For the discovery of scholarly open access content in all subject areas, use this guide.
The University Library supports and manages the PSU Open Access Publications Policy.
To learn more about all the ways the University Library support open access, please read the Portland State University Library Open Access Guidebook.
The availability of open access scholarship from faculty and students is through our platform, PDXScholar. For questions regarding content available in PDXScholar, contact the digital initiatives team.