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Purpose: This poster examines the roles of reference librarians in the open access (OA) publishing movement and opportunities to participate in a more robust manner, as described in the literature. Methods: A literature review of reference librarians’ involvement in OA publishing, obstacles to their participation, authors’ views on open access, suggestions for future research, and evidence of the need for reference librarians to take more responsibility was performed.