In the last couple of days we have seen the launch of a beta version of SHERPA/FACT, a tool to help authors ‘comply with research funders’ policies on open access to publications.’ FACT aims to enable authors and those supporting research determine whether a journal policy supports funder compliance via the ‘green’ route (depositing a copy of the paper in ORA or other repository) and ‘gold’ publication (publishing in an open access journal or journal with open option). FACT pulls together data from the two existing services, SHERPA Romeo (publishers
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 & Deposit, 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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About the Oxford Open Access Project
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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