"Learning how to see": Open Access Policy for the university
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"If you are publishing in journals this will be of interest... The university has a new Open Access Policy. In essence this states that, 'The university supports the principle of making publically funded and peer‐reviewed research available via open access.' This reflects HEFCE's policy of making open access a requirement for submission to the next Research Excellence Framework - for journal articles. You can read more about HEFCE's stance here, along with details about the work they are doing in relation to monographs ... More information is available about how this will work at Westminster on the WestminsterResearch pages (use the links in the grey sub-menu to navigate). You should look particularly at the 'Information for our authors and open access policy' section, which gives links to two useful resources - SHERPA/JULIET and SHERPA/ROMEO. These resources have been around for an age and give you a quick reference to what the policies of funders are in relation to open access (SHERPA/JULIET) and what the policies of individual journals are (SHERPA/ROMEO) ..."