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Open Access: Training and Support

This guide is intended to provide advice on open access to researchers

Training and Support

The Library's Open Access Team will be running a number of training sessions for Staff & PhD students in 2019. 

These courses cover a range of topics including Open Access, Pure, REF, Maximising your Research Profile, Copyright, and E-thesis. For course details and information on how you can book your place, please see below.

The full list of OA training dates for 2019 can be viewed from the PDF document immediately below.


Open Access Team

The Library's Open Access Team can help you with:

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Wednesday 22nd May 2019 - 14:00 - 14:30. Meeting Room 3, McClay Library

Open Access Policy for REF 2021.


Open Access is now a requirement for REF eligibility. HEFCE’s Open Access Policy applies to journal articles and conference papers accepted for publication from 1st April 2016 onwards. During this session we will demonstrate what you need to do in order to comply with the policy to ensure that your work is eligible for the REF. 

To register, email