Open-access publishing and article-processing charges

Open access is the free, unrestricted, online access to outputs of publicly-funded research, typically in the form of peer-reviewed journal articles, conference papers, theses, scholarly monographs, or research data.

HEFCE open-access requirements for the post 2014 REF

Information on how to comply with the HEFCE open-access policy.

Funder requirements

Information on how to comply with the requirements for open access made by various funders. Access the RCUK grant for article-processing charges.

Make my work open access

Information on the two routes to making your research available as open access.

UWE Bristol’s policy on open access

Information on UWE Bristol's policy on open access.

Benefits of open access, and further information

Details on the benefits of open access and contact details for additional help and guidance.


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