Some of these are detailed below. If you are acknowledging funding you can find out details about their open access policy on the Sherpa Juliet website.
Applies to journal articles and conference papers published since January 2013. Applies to academic staff and Postgraduate Research students, if they publish in scholarly peer-reviewed publications.
View the full Durham University Open Access policy.
The RCUK Open Access Policy came into force on April 1st 2013. This policy applies to any peer-reviewed journal articles or conference proceedings that:
The applicable research paper must:
These are either:
Further guidance is available on how to apply for funding from the Block Grant to pay for open access costs.
Applies to journal articles arising from grants awarded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 funding programmes.
Making other publication formats available open access is strongly recommended.
View the Horizon 2020 Open access policy.
Wellcome has two open access policies - one which is applicable to book chapters and monographs and a second which is applicable to journal articles.
Both of these policies apply to publications that include original research that is funded in whole, or in part, by Wellcome.
Wellcome’s new open access policy applies to articles submitted for publication from 1st January 2021.
All original, peer-reviewed research articles that are supported in whole, or in part, by Wellcome must be:
Where there are multiple partners involved, all research articles supported in whole, or in part, by Wellcome must be compliant with this policy.
To help to ensure compliance:
Route 1: Publish in a fully OA journal or platform.
Route 2: Publish in a subscription journal and take responsibility for making the Author Accepted Manuscript (AAM) freely available from Europe PMC at the time of publication.
Route 3: Publish in a subscription journal through a transformative arrangement that is available to you via your organisation.
Detailed guidance on each of these routes can be found here.
Wellcome's own webpages provide a great deal of information on their open access policy and the different routes to compliance. If you read through these and have any questions please get in touch with us or with Wellcome directly.
The Rights Retention statement must be added to your submitted manuscript even if you are publishing in a fully gold open access journal.
'This research was funded in whole, or in part, by the Wellcome Trust [Grant number xxxxx]. For the purpose of open access, the author has applied a CC BY public copyright licence to any Author Accepted Manuscript version arising from this submission.'
Further information on Rights Retention can be found on the Plan S Website.