You may have spotted that last week HEFCE announced some adjustments in their Open Access policy (see http://www.hefce.ac.uk/pubs/year/2015/CL,202015/). While a welcome move from HEFCE, it’s worth noting the adjustment does not significantly alter the scale or nature of the requirement. From 1st April 2016, there is still a requirement on researchers to act to deposit their manuscripts in a repository. Acceptance is the most natural and intuitive point at which to make this deposit. Any additional time allowed for deposit is only a temporary adjustment; the long-term requirement to act w
Open Access via ORA – the Oxford University Research Archive
ORA provides a home for Oxford's research outputs. Copyright-permitting, full-text copies of your publications can be made available open access via ORA. For the green route, click on the logo & Contribute, or email the ORA team a copy of your peer-reviewed accepted manuscript and they'll be in touch.
Even if you're going gold, drop a copy in ORA for long-term digital preservation.
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The Oxford Open Access project is a collaborative project involving Research Services, the Bodleian Libraries, IT Services, the Planning and Resource Allocation Section, OUP and the Academic Divisions, accountable to the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) and the Research Committee.
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