Institutional repositories are digital collections of the research outputs created within a research institution.
The UWA Profiles and Research Repository showcases the institutional research outputs of UWA.
Subject repositories (also known as centralised or discipline repositories) are digital collections of the research outputs within particular subject areas or disciplines, developed specifically to meet the needs of these communities.
Use the first two links to find OA subject repositories in your research area. The additional links are a sample of the many subject repositories which exist.
This video features two researchers discussing the benefits of UK PubMed Central. This subject repository for the biomedical and health research community has recently been renamed Europe PubMed Central.
In this video, Columbia University Librarian James Neal, discusses the role institutional repositories are playing in the scholarly communication system.