Funder requirements

Many research funders now have open access requirements for the publication of the research which they fund.

Check your journal

Check to see if a journal meets funder open access conditions.

  • Sherpa/FACT- checks journals meet RCUK and COAF funder requirements
  • Sherpa/RoMEO- details of the self-archiving policies for thousands of journals
  • Sherpa/JULIET- summarises open access requirements for many major funders

Open access claim form

Make a claim for gold publication of RCUK or COAF funded papers.

Open Access Team

For general enquiries about Open Access publishing at Bristol email

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