Open Access Compliance

Making your paper compliant: author checklist

On submission

Consider the journal’s open access options.

Compliant optionGold availableNo Gold
Green availableConsider which option is best for this paper.
No GreenContact
Would you qualify for funds to cover the APCs for this option?
If not ⇨
If the journal is the best publication venue for this paper, you may consider submitting it to the REF under an exception


Embargoes allowed: 

12 months for Panels A and B, 24 months for Panels C and D

     ● BBSRC, EPSRC, MRC, NERC, STFC = 6 months
     ● AHRC, ESRC = 12 months

Wellcome Trust, Department of Health/NIHR, Cancer Research UK

6 months

EC (Horizon 2020)

12 months

Acknowledge your funder.

RCUK provide guidance and standard wording for funder acknowledgements.

On Acceptance

Choose an OA option

     ● Refer to the table above to make a choice.

     ● Whether you choose Green or Gold, keep a copy of the copyright transfer agreement or licence under which the paper will be published.

     ● What other conditions apply to making the paper open access? For example, does the publisher require a specific copyright notice to be posted with the paper?

Deposit the paper

As of 1st April 2016 you will no longer be required to login to Symplectic. For more information on these changes to depositing your research please see RES webpages.

We will be updating our guidelines shortly. 

On publication

     ● No further action is required from you.

     ● The paper will automatically be made available on the date the embargo expires .

Where we are

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