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University open access policies

Open access and research data management policy

The University of Exeter’s Open Access Research and Research Data Management Policy

  • applies to all research conducted at the University
  • the preferred route to open access is self-archiving in the institutional repository ORE
  • authors of all output types are encouraged to pursue open access publication, where possible and practical
  • all research publications should include a data access statement
  • research proposals must include research data management plans
  • research data should be considered for retention, preservation and curation in ORE, or an appropriate national or international data service or domain repository

Policy for managing central open access funds

The University of Exeter policy for managing central open access funds

Funds will be prioritised to support:

  • OA publishing fees where these are essential to publication e.g. fully open access journals
  • Transformative Agreements with publishers
  • APCs in hybrid journals only when these are essential for funder compliance

Find more details of the policy here, including Frequently Asked Questions‌.