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Advice and Guidance on Open Access

UWS Library provides advice, guidance and user education to support the University's policy of supporting Green Open Access. The Library also participates in consortium-level negotiations with publishers to access discounts for Article Processing Charges for Gold Open Access. Green Open Access is delivered via the Research Repository (Pure) and Portal.

The Library delivers advice, guidance and support to ensure publications stored on the repository fulfils the Green Open Access requirements for the Research Excellence Framework (REF) and progresses the UK's agenda for making publicly funded research available to the public.

Background

Timeline

Tutorial

Introduction

Types

Transition

Repositories

Resources

Policies

RoMEO - Publisher's copyright & archiving policies

JULIET - Research funders archiving mandates and guidelines

HEFCE Open Access Policy

RCUK Open Access Policy

Full Horizon 2020 Open Access Policy

UK Government Open Access Policy

UK Research and Innovation

Publishing

FAQs

Search Research System

PURE is the University's research information management system and provides a single source of research information for UWS. It is used to record and manage research activity with details of research outputs, funding applications, conference contributions, external impact and staff profiles.

Last updated: 24/07/2017