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Wednesday, Apr 8th, 2020
Kresge Library Building:
OU ID needed midnight - 7am
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OUWB Medical Library Open Access Grant Program

The purpose of the Open Access (OA) grant program at the OUWB School of Medicine Library is to support OA publication processing fees for OU-based faculty at the medical school.

Program Objectives

Primary Objective
  • Provide additional avenues for faculty publication
Secondary Objectives
  • Educate faculty about OA journals as an alternative publishing model
  • Enhance the visibility of faculty scholarly work to a wider, global readership

Grant Contact

All questions regarding the OUWB Medical Library Open Access Grant may be addressed to:

Dr. Misa Mi
Phone: 248-370-3774


  • Applicant must be an OU-based Biomedical Sciences Faculty member
  • Applicant must have a complete, ready to submit manuscript accepted at an OA journal
  • Applicant must be first author or corresponding author
  • Journal must be
    • Open Access (not a paid subscription-based journal)
    • Peer reviewed
    • Indexed within PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, or CINAHL

Note: Eligibility decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis. Contact Dr. Misa Mi with any questions.


  • OA Grant Program funds available: $10,000
  • Individual grant awards will be in the amount to cover the publication processing fees for an OA journal
  • Each faculty member may receive one OA grant per academic year
  • Grants will be awarded on a first come, first served basis until funds have been exhausted
  • Grant funds will be paid directly to the OA journal publisher

Grant Application Process

  1. Submit an Open Access Grant Application Form
  2. Send a copy of completed article to Dr. Misa Mi at
  3. Awardees will be invited to schedule an appointment to arrange for payment to OA journal publisher

Grant recipients are encouraged to post their article preprint to Oakland University's institutional repository, OUR@Oakland, in order to further increase article visibility.

OUWB Medical Library, Oakland University | 100 Library Drive, Rochester, Michigan 48309 | (248) 370-3772
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Kresge Library Building: Closed
OU ID needed midnight - 7am
Medical Library Office: Closed

Hours | Location