RCUK Open Access Block Grant Extended to 2020

Research Councils UK (RCUK) have confirmed that the open access block grant will continue for the next two years.

Queen’s receives an open access grant allocation from the RCUK twice a year.  The funds

RCUKare made available to support universities in meeting the requirements of the RCUK Open Access Policy, in particular meeting the cost of article processing charges (APC) to make articles ‘gold’ open access through the publisher.

If you have received RCUK funding and are publishing in a fully open access journal you should contact openaccess@qub.ac.uk before submission to ensure there are sufficient funds to cover the cost of your article processing charge (APC).

For further information on ‘gold’ open access please visit the open access LibGuide

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