The new Wellcome Trust Open Access policy came into effect on 1 January 2021 and affects all original research articles submitted from this date.
Existing grants will need to be compliant, as well as new grants.
Key changes: immediate open access (no embargo); CC BY licence; authors should retain copyright; posting pre-prints will be required if there is a public health benefit; all articles must be made available at the time of publication; include a statement in your paper on how to access the underpinning research data
- Know the new requirements
- Check a journal’s policy with the cOAlition S Journal Checker Tool before choosing to submit
Don’t forget to check the OAOxford website for up to date information.
The Hilary 2021 information sessions can be booked here.