Patient Handouts and PubMed Open Access:
If you are wriing an article for publication it is important in the current publishing climate to evaluate the publisher. Here is a presentation by Courtney Mlinar, NSU College of Dental Medicine Library Liaison about evaluating publishers with definitions of the different types of open access publication models.
If there is not much information available about the publisher, evaluate the publisher's web site using the model shown in the box above. You can also find more information using Ulrichs Periodical Directory.