Research Funders' Open Access Policies
From 1st April 2013, Research Councils UK (RCUK) requires authors to make certain RCUK-funded outputs available via open access, through either green or gold channels. The Wellcome Trust similarly requires a commitment to Open Access from its beneficiaries.
Do the changes affect me?
If so, how?
This depends on which funder is involved:
- For a guide to the RCUK policy, click here.
- If you are funded by The Wellcome Trust, click here.
- For details of other funders' Open Access policies, see SHERPA/JULIET.