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Publishing @ Mac

Publishing and Open Access

The Macalester College Library staff work to create increased opportunities for diverse voices from our community to contribute to scholarly publication. The library provides staff expertise and publishing through the institutional repository, Digital Commons @Macalester

We support open access (OA) as a publishing model that facilitates knowledge dissemination to a broader audience and is congruent with our work to be responsible stewards of limited resources. Sustainable OA models not only provide free access to scholarship, but also help level the playing field for early career researchers and others that lack the resources to pay open access publishing charges. Learn more about Open Access Initiatives that we support.

The library offers a variety of services to assist faculty, students, and staff in publishing their scholarly works as Open Access, such as: