Open Access Bibliography: Liberating Scholarly Literature with E-Prints and Open Access Journals [PDF] by Charles W. Bailey Jr., provides over 1,300 selected English-language sources of all types and media that are useful in understanding the open access movement
Peter Suber, an advocate for open access, provides a useful summary in his Open Access Overview
SPARC Open Access Resources
Open Access in the PALINET Leadership Network wiki
Scholarly Communication: Academic Values and Sustainable Models, C. Judson King, Diane Harley, Sarah Earl-Novell, Jennifer Arter, Shannon Lawrence, and Irene Perciali (Berkeley: Center for Studies in Higher Education, July 2006) [PDF]
“Does Tenure Need to Change?” The Scientist, online discussion, July 2007
PLoS ONE is the most visible journal working with a new kind of peer review process.
Society for Neuroscience: “The Journal of Neuroscience Institutes New Publishing Policy” and “Open Access Publishing Raises Questions,” Neuroscience Quarterly (Winter 2006)
Modern Language Association Task Force on Evaluating Scholarship for Promotion and Tenure, “Report on Evaluating Scholarship for Tenure and Promotion” (2006)
The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), "Timely Free Access to Taxpayer-Funded Research Does Not Threaten Financial Stability of Scientific Journals" (2006)
Nature: The Forum (2004). A collection of specially commissioned insights and analysis from leading scientists, librarians, publishers, and other stakeholders.
ARL New Model Publications Study
ARL has published a study surveying and analyzing a wide range of new kinds of works currently used by scholars and researchers, looking for trends and patterns (2008).
"The Deep Niche," Michael Jensen, Journal of Electronic Publishing 10, no. 2 (Spring 2007)
"The Social Life of Books," Andrew R. Albanese, Library Journal (May 15, 2006)
"University Publishing in a Digital Age," Laura Brown, Rebecca Griffiths, and Matthew Rascoff (Ithaka, July 2007)
"Rice University Press: Fons et origo," Charles Henry, Journal of Electronic Publishing 10, no. 2 (Spring 2007)
"Electronic Ecology: A Case Study of Electronic Journals in Context," Karla Hahn (Washington DC: ARL, 2001)