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Open Access

Your guide to making your research outputs FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reuseable).

Green Open Access

What is Green Open Access ?

Authors deposit the final author version (author accepted manuscript or postprint) in their Institution's repository. 

Around the world, most policies with Open Access Mandates require Green OA, including the University of Tasmania Open Access Policy.

University of Tasmania open access repositories

UTAS Open Access Repository (OAR) 

Provides access for all of the University's 2017+ research outputs, HDR Theses, digitised special and rare publications and images, some teaching outputs and selective earlier research outputs.

eCite Digital Repository 

The public interface for University of Tasmania research outputs pre-2017.

Green OA and the publication process

How to make your publication OA

Green OA Repositories & Directories  

  • OpenDOAR is a directory of Open Access Repositories

  • Australasian Open Access Repositories is a list Australian OA repositories 

  • ROAR Registry of Open Access Repositories is hosted by the University of Southampton, UK and promotes the development of OA by providing timely information about the growth and status of repositories worldwide 


Find Green OA research papers

  • TROVE  National Library of Australia discovery portal where you can find and access material from Australian repositories

  • CORE aggregation portal enables you to find and access open research papers from worldwide repositories