A selected list of online journal publishers with links to Copyright/Permissions and Open Access policies where available.
Resources for Authors
General Open Access Resources
Scientific Library's Notice of Copyright/Use Restrictions
Publishers' Copyright & Self-Archiving Policies - Sherpa (Securing a Hybrid Environment for Research Preservation and Access), an independent group investigating issues in the future of scholarly communication and publishing, maintains a searchable Archive of summaries of permissions and self-archiving policies normally provided with publishers' copyright transfer agreements.
Open Access Publishers and Journal Lists
Publishers, Open Access & NIH Public Access Policy - Many publishers, but not all, have position statements on the Open Access issue or for accommodating researchers' requirement to comply with the NIH Enhanced Public Access Policy, effective May 2, 2005. Link directly to NIH Manuscripts Submission System (NIHMS) for complete submission instructions.