UKRI Consultation on their Open Access Policy
The funding body UKRI has issued a consultation on its proposed new Policy on Open Access. This will also inform the development of the OA Policy for the REF after REF 2021, so is important across the academic community. The deadline is noon on 29 May 2020.
Please see the consultation document. The University will be submitting an institutional response and would welcome the input of the research community. Please send any questions you may have as well as any feedback you may wish to submit for the institutional response to openaccessfund at warwick dot ac dot uk by Friday 15 May 2020.
Open Access (OA) is the practice of providing unrestricted access to scholarly outputs via the Internet.
The benefits of OA, UK and International policies.
Choosing Green or Gold OA, copyright information or details of funds available and University agreements with publishers.
OA at Warwick
We are always happy to discuss your route to open access publishing:
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Open Access news
RCUK Block Grant agreed until 2021 - After a period of uncertainty RCUK has confirmed that their block grant to support open access to papers will be renewed and will continue until the end of March 2021. During this period there will be a review of the current RCUK policy on open access to assess the impact of the five years of funding already allocated to institutions and the current state of open access internationally.
If your research papers acknowledge funding from RCUK and you wish to apply to the grant for funding to cover open access publication, please use the request form linked above.
Email openaccessfund at warwick dot ac dot uk
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Email the Scholarly Communications Manager y dot c dot budden at warwick dot ac dot uk, or your department's Academic Support Librarian.