What is OA?
"Open-access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions.
What makes it possible is the internet and the consent of the author or copyright-holder."
From Peter Suber's Very brief introduction to Open Access.
Learn more : Open Access and Scholarly Publishing
Boston College is a member of HathiTrust, a repository of millions of full text books and other materials. Download them by authenticating with your BC username and password.
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Data OA Repositories
RePec (Research Papers in Economics)
Research papers in economics and related science. Works in accounting, finance and other related areas.
Economics Research Network and Finance Research Network in Social Science Research Network
Browse the SSR eLibrary, view current Top Papers or search the electronic library for papers by Title, Author, or Journal/Topic.
Search by subject area business & economics. There are 156 repositories in this category.
Browse e-scholarship at BC. Can search specifically for Carroll School of Management contributions.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has a growing number of free publications and dataset. When you see this icon, , anyone can view the publication, but cannot download.
These databases allow you to search specifically for OA dissertations and theses: