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Open Access: Gold Open Access

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

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. Please note that this grant can only be used for fully open access journals. UKRI no longer permit block grant funds to be used for non-open access publication fees, such as page and colour charges. Please email the open access team before submission to ensure your journal is compliant with UKRI's new open access policy

Funds only available to UKRI funded authors. 

 

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.

Funds only available to CRUK funded authors. 

 

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.

Funds only available to Wellcome funded authors. 

 

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.

Funds only available to BHF funded authors. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                        

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.

 

OTHER OPEN ACCESS PUBLISHER AGREEMENTS

QUEEN'S READ & PUBLISH DEALS

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

These agreements are a way for publishers to transition their subscription journals to full open access. 

Please visit our Read & Publish page for more details.