Open access means making research publications freely available so anyone can benefit from reading and using research. It is one element of a broader movement, known as Open Research (or Open Science), which encourages openness at all stages of the research lifecycle.
This section explains what you need to do to meet your funder's Open Access requirements. It includes detailed information on the requirements of each of DMU's main funders, including downloadable flow charts and checklists.
This section goes through the routes available to meet Open Access requirements for articles, books and book chapters. It also looks at how to ensure you stay within copyright law.
This section gives some background on why Open Access is important, how it benefits your research, and information about Plan-S.
This section explains what you need to do if your research doesn't receive external funding, or if your funder doesn't mandate open access. It details DMU's Open Access policy, and the requirements for the national research assessment programme (currently the REF)
This section outlines the support available for meeting Open Access requirements, including Publisher Agreements, funding for Open Access costs, and where to go for advice and training.
The Open Access Glossary introduces some of the key terms used when talking about Open Access and explains what they mean.
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