Open access

UKRI Open Access Consultation

UKRI are consulting on their new Open Access Policy.  New requirements include open access monographs, book chapters and edited collections.

The University’s Open Access Advisory Group will be coordinating the University’s response to UKRI - the consultation period has been extended to noon on Friday 29 May 2020. Questions, feedback and evidence can be submitted online:

Give your feedback via padlet

The Library has been gathering responses from academic colleagues in all faculties and has compiled responses to the questions raised so far:

UKRI consultation FAQs

What is open access?

What is open access?

Key terms

Finding open access material

Open access and the REF

REF OA requirements


University and funder policies

Regulatory requirements

Funder policies

Funder policy news

Gold open access funding

Applying for gold OA funding

Publisher discounts

Depositing research outputs

WRRO and myPublications

PhD theses


Get help and advice from the Library OA team

Scholarly Communications training

For further information, contact