Open access publishing

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 claim form

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

Page, colour and other publication charges (including membership) remain the responsibility of the author or department.

Open Access communications from the University

Open Access training courses

Book onto one of our training courses for an introduction to funder and REF open access policy requirements.

Contact us

Open Access team
open-access@bristol.ac.uk 

Research Support Librarians
lib-research-support@bristol.ac.uk

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