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HEFCE announce new policy for open access in post 2014 REF

hefce80Following on from their two stage consultation process last year, HEFCE have just announced their new policy for open access in the post-2014 Research Excellence Framework.

The policy applies to all journal articles and conference proceedings accepted for publication after 1 April 2016, but not to monographs, other long-form publications, creative or non-text outputs, or data.

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HEFCE consultation on open access and REF post 2014 – 2nd stage

Continuing the two stage consultation process announced earlier this year, HEFCE has just announced a further consultation on its proposals for open access to post-2014 REF outputs.

The University of Northampton’s response to the first (informal) stage of the consultation is here.

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