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How to make sure the journal you choose will comply with your funder requirements…and so make sure they pay!

A vitally important question, this one. The Wellcome Trust (who last year gave us £208,038 for open access publishing charges) have announced that they will not be paying charges for publications which fail to meet their requirements.

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has done the legwork so you don’t have to.

 

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Just pop in the journal

And pop in your funder

Check compliance

And off you go

Imperial College have done a fantastic post on how to use this. No point in reinventing the wheel – pop over and have a read.

How does it work?

Sherpa Fact uses information on Sherpa-RoMEO (on publishers’ and journals’ OA policies), Sherpa-Juliet (on funders’ OA policies) and the Directory of OA Journals to work it out, and they’re over 98% accurate.

Less of your time reading the small print, more time writing your paper. Just as it should be.

 

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