Since the early 1990s, the open access movement has promoted the concept of greater openness in relation to scientific research. It’s about making research more transparent, collaborative and efficient. There are several aspects to this international drive. Vitae is a non-profit programme, part of The Careers Research and Advisory Centre (CRAC) Ltd with over 45 years’ experience in enhancing the skills and careers of researchers. This week they published a new range of resource, to support open research as part of Open Access Week – the Examples given below are intended as a starting point for developing your knowledge as an open researcher, they do not represent a comprehensive list of resources.