UQ adopts open access policy for research - UQ News - The University of Queensland, Australia
"The University of Queensland (UQ) is moving to ensure the results of its research are widely available. Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Max Lu said UQ had adopted a policy to make its research outputs more accessible, in line with the open-access policies of research funding bodies that seek to increase the benefits of the research they fund. 'This policy aims to ensure that anyone, anywhere has access to our research results,' Professor Lu said. 'Open access provides a means to help achieve international recognition through making high-quality research more visible and accessible. Wider access to UQ research can stimulate research collaboration, create opportunities for early career researchers and enhance the University’s research environment.' The new policy sets out requirements for UQ researchers to make publications resulting from their research openly available on UQ eSpace as soon as possible following acceptance of the publication, taking account of any restrictions imposed by publishers. The policy and its implementation will be overseen by Professor Lu and University Librarian Mr Bob Gerrity ..."