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* '''ALM'''. [http://article-level-metrics.plos.org Article Level Metrics].  
* '''ALM'''. Article Level Metrics.  
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* '''APC'''.  Article processing charge.  Also called a "publication fee" (with no acronym).
 
* '''APC'''.  Article processing charge.  Also called a "publication fee" (with no acronym).
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* '''BOAI'''. [http://www.soros.org/openaccess/ Budapest Open Access Initiative].
 
* '''BOAI'''. [http://www.soros.org/openaccess/ Budapest Open Access Initiative].
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* '''BPC'''. Book processing charge. By analogy to APC (article processing charge), above.
  
 
== C ==
 
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* '''EOS'''.  [http://www.openscholarship.org/ Enabling Open Scholarship].  (''Eos'' is also the Greek word for ''dawn'' or ''sunrise''.)
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* '''EOS'''.  Enabling Open Scholarship.  (''Eos'' is also the Greek word for ''dawn'' or ''sunrise''.)
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* '''ESOC'''.  [https://ec.europa.eu/research/openscience/index.cfm?pg=open-science-cloud European Open Science Cloud].
  
 
* '''ETD'''.  Electronic theses and dissertations.
 
* '''ETD'''.  Electronic theses and dissertations.
  
 
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* '''FAIR'''. Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Re-usable. See the [http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2016.18 FAIR Principles] (March 2016).
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* '''FASTR'''. [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/hoap/Notes_on_the_Fair_Access_to_Science_and_Technology_Research_Act Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act].
 
* '''FASTR'''. [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/hoap/Notes_on_the_Fair_Access_to_Science_and_Technology_Research_Act Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act].
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* '''JISC'''. [http://jisc.ac.uk/ Joint Information Systems Committee].
 
* '''JISC'''. [http://jisc.ac.uk/ Joint Information Systems Committee].
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* '''NITRC'''. [http://www.nitrc.org/ Neuroimaging Informatics Tools and Resources Clearinghouse].
  
 
== O ==
 
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* '''OASIS'''.  [http://www.openoasis.org/ Open Access Scholarly Information Sourcebook].
 
* '''OASIS'''.  [http://www.openoasis.org/ Open Access Scholarly Information Sourcebook].
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* '''OASPA'''.  [https://oaspa.org Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association].
  
 
* '''OATP'''.  [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/hoap/Open_Access_Tracking_Project Open Access Tracking Project].
 
* '''OATP'''.  [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/hoap/Open_Access_Tracking_Project Open Access Tracking Project].
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* '''PLOS'''. [https://www.plos.org/ Public Library of Science].
 
* '''PLOS'''. [https://www.plos.org/ Public Library of Science].
  
* '''PMC'''. [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/ PubMed Central]. Related to [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed PubMed] but not the same thing.
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* '''PMC'''. [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/ PubMed Central]. Not to be confused with its cousin, [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed PubMed].
  
 
* '''POD'''.  [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Print_on_demand Print on demand].
 
* '''POD'''.  [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Print_on_demand Print on demand].
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* '''SOAN'''. [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/archive.htm SPARC Open Access Newsletter].
 
* '''SOAN'''. [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/archive.htm SPARC Open Access Newsletter].
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* '''STEM'''. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (as fields of study).
  
 
* '''STM'''.  (1) Science, technology, and medicine (as fields of study); (2) [http://www.stm-assoc.org/index.php International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers].
 
* '''STM'''.  (1) Science, technology, and medicine (as fields of study); (2) [http://www.stm-assoc.org/index.php International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers].
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* '''TA'''.  Toll access. Commonly used as the opposite of OA.
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* '''TA'''.  Toll access. Formerly the term most commonly used as the opposite of OA. Today it's largely superseded by ''paywalled''.

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  • This is a list of acronyms commonly used in discussing open access.
  • It's enough to supply the phrases for which the acronyms stand, without further definition. You may include a short annotation if there is no link available.

A

  • APC. Article processing charge. Also called a "publication fee" (with no acronym).

B

  • BPC. Book processing charge. By analogy to APC (article processing charge), above.

C

  • CC. Creative Commons. And so on for the various CC licenses, such as CC-BY for "by" or attribution; CC-NC for no commercial use; CC-ND for no derivative works; CC-SA for share-alike; and some combinations like CC-BY-NC-ND and CC-BY-NC-SA.

D

E

  • EOS. Enabling Open Scholarship. (Eos is also the Greek word for dawn or sunrise.)
  • ETD. Electronic theses and dissertations.

F

  • FAIR. Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Re-usable. See the FAIR Principles (March 2016).
  • FLOSS. Free/libre and open source software. Sometimes FOSS.

G

H

I

  • IP. Intellectual property. Also IPR, intellectual property rights.

J

N

O

  • OA. Open access.
  • OAJ. Open access journal.
  • OCW. Open CourseWare.
  • OER. Open educational resource(s).

P

  • PSI. Public sector information.

R

S

  • STEM. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (as fields of study).
  • SSH. Social sciences and humanities (as fields of study). Sometimes HSS.

T

  • TA. Toll access. Formerly the term most commonly used as the opposite of OA. Today it's largely superseded by paywalled.