University Of Bristol Open Access

By | 5th May 2017

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University Of Bristol Open Access

Open Access is free, unrestricted online access to research outputs. It is a requirement of publication for many funders and for the Research Excellence Framework (REF) submissions. Find out more about Open Access, REF and funder requirements, funding and payment details.

  • Open access for the REF
    What you need to do to make your research outputs REF compliant; what the library will do.
  • Deposit your publication
    Deposit your research outputs in Pure; deposit your publication in a discipline-specific repository.
  • Open access funding
    Find out if you are eligible for funding to cover open access publication costs; make a funding claim.
  • Funder requirements
    RCUK open access requirements; COAF open access requirements; other funder requirements.
  • Check your journal
    Check whether a journal meets your funders’ open access requirements.
  • Publisher deals and payments
    Check the correct payment method for your funder and publisher; check whether any discounts are available.
  • Understanding open access
    Find out more about open access and the ‘Green’ and ‘Gold’ routes.
  • Open access policy
    The University’s institutional policy to support the transition towards open access to research; HEFCE’s open access policy.