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Open Access: a guide for researchers

Checking Compliance

A guide for Academics interested in Open Access and identifying how to make their research available via Open Access

Publishing Open Access

This website allows you to search by journal or publisher to check their open access policies and options without having to visit each individual publisher webpage.

This website collates research funders polices on self-archiving and allows you to search by funder to see the requirements.

This website allows you to check if a journal in which you wish to publish complies with your funder's requirements for open access.

  • DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals

This website is a key source in identifying legitimate and suitable open access titles in which to publish your work.

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