Research Councils United Kingdom (RCUK) (16 Jul 2012)
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The new policy... will apply to all qualifying publications being submitted for publication from 1 April 2013, states that peer reviewed research papers which result from research that is wholly or partially funded by the Research Councils... must be published in journals which are compliant with Research Council policy on Open Access...
Criteria which journals must fulfill to be compliant with the Research Councils’ Open Access policy... include offering a “pay to publish” option or allowing deposit in a subject or institutional repository after a mandated maximum embargo period...
Research Councils will accept a delay of no more than six months between on-line publication and a research paper becoming Open Access, except in the case of research papers arising from research funded by the AHRC and the ESRC where the maximum embargo period is 12 months...
In addition, the policy mandates use of the Creative Commons ‘Attribution’ license (CC-BY), when an Article Processing Charge (APC) is levied.
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|Depositing User:||Stevan Harnad|
|Date Deposited:||16 Jul 2012 16:24|
|Last Modified:||20 Jul 2012 15:51|
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