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Syracuse University Libraries

Open Access: Open Access

The Syracuse University Libraries seeks to support Open Access by assisting faculty, students and staff understand the processes and benefits of how their scholarly work can be published and made freely available to all those who need them.  It also instructs on how materials can be  created and integrated into curricula through the Open Publishing services.


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Since its launch in 2010, SURFACE has grown to include thousands of items ranging from scholarly articles, books, journals, dissertations and theses, conference proceedings, videos, and more. It serves to represent the strength and diversity of work being done by members of the Syracuse University community and to share that work with communities all over the world. To learn how you can have your work included in SURFACE, please contact your Subject Specialist Librarian or


SURFACE is a service of the Syracuse University Libraries and is administered by an interdepartmental team led by the Open Publishing Librarian and in coordination with administrators and the Digital Library Program.