Here are the concerns academics frequently inquire about available access, the REF available access policy, RPS and UCL Discovery.
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About available access
Start access means research that is making freely available on the internet, without re payment limitations, along with few limitations on re-use.
There are 2 forms of available access. Green access that is open making a form of your projects, often your final accepted manuscript, freely obtainable in an institutional repository such as for instance UCL Discovery or even a discipline-specific repository such as for instance European countries PubMed Central, at the mercy of any publisher embargo period on available access. Silver available access means making the posted form of your projects open access in the publisher's web site, the moment it really is published, frequently under an innovative Commons licence. Silver available access frequently needs a cost, referred to as a write-up Processing Charge (APC) or Book Processing Charge (BPC).
UCL encourages Green available access where outputs are posted in registration journals or under a old-fashioned book publishing model. Authors must upload the ultimate accepted manuscript of all of the outputs to UCL's Research Publications Service (RPS). (more…)