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Open Access: Gold Open Access

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

HOW TO AVAIL OF GOLD OA FUNDING & AGREEMENTS

You should contact openaccess@qub.ac.uk before submission to enquire if the library has funds or a publisher agreement to suit you.

Queen's authors should also ensure that they are listed as the corresponding author. (Many agreements require this for eligibility)

                                              

QUEEN'S TRANSFORMATIVE / READ & PUBLISH AGREEMENTS

Queen's researchers can now publish open access with no charge in journals that are part of a "Transformative" or "Read & Publish" agreement.

"Transformative" or "read & publish" agreements are a way for publishers to transition their subscription journals to full open access. 

Please click on the image or open the PDF below for more details.

MEMBERSHIP - PREPAID AGREEMENTS

Full details of Queen's Membership and Prepaid agreements below.

OPEN ACCESS BLOCK GRANTS

UKRI Open Access Block Grant   

UKRI has given the University a block grant to support the cost of gold open access

UKRI represent the AHRC, BBSRC, EPSRC, ESRC, MRC, NERC & STFC.

*The UKRI block grant has been restricted to fully open access journals only.*  More details are available on the Library blog.

 

CRUK Open Access Block Grant  

CRUK has given the University a block grant to support the cost of gold open access. Please email the open access team before submission to ensure funds are available.

 

WELLCOME TRUST Open Access Block Grant

The Wellcome Trust has given the University a block grant to support the cost of gold Open access.

Please email the open access team before submission to ensure funds are available.

 

BHF Open Access Block Grant  

The British Heart Foundation has given the University a block grant to support the cost of gold open access. Please email the open access team before submission to ensure funds are available.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        

OA PUBLISHER VOUCHERS & DISCOUNTS

Full details of Queen's Publisher Vouchers & Discounts below.