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.
Making Research Open Access
What you need to do to make your research outputs Open Access.
Open access funding
Find out if you are eligible for funding to cover open access publication costs; make a funding claim.
RCUK open access requirements; COAF open access requirements; other funder requirements.
Online open access training
This training module will introduce you to key concepts of publishing and promoting academic research.
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; the REF's open access policy.
Open Access team
Telephone 0117 42 83391
Research Support Librarians
Make a claim for gold publication of Research Council, CRUK or Wellcome funded papers.
Page, colour and other publication charges (including membership) remain the responsibility of the author or department.