[Irtalk] A new open-access requirement in the UK | infoclio.ch

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 15:01:32 SAST 2015

The introduction of open-access requirements has kindled a lively debate
within UK universities. *The financial weight of the REF forced
universities and departments to tackle the issue most seriously*, promoting
information sessions and departmental meetings in order to clarify and
discuss the new rules. *The role of university online repositories was
strengthened by this decision*; arguably, the importance of making accepted
manuscripts available online has never been so widely acknowledged at UK

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