Information Services

Making your research Open Access

Information on Open Access, research funders' policies, including the Wellcome Trust and costs.

About Open Access

Find out more about Open Access journals and repositories, and the benefits of making your research open.

Research funders' policies

Find out about sponsor requirements about Open Access and the local support available to you.

Deposit your publication

Step-by-step guides on how to deposit your research into the University's Open Access repository.

Open Access publication funds

Information for authors on funding available for Open Access publishing and publisher discount schemes.

Help and support

The Scholarly Communications Team will be able to advise you on the best way to make your research open access.

Open Access charges claim form

Eligible grant holders can apply to have their open access publication charges paid by the university

College and School Open Access contacts

Each College and School has a dedicated contact point for local support for Open Access which are listed below.

The next REF

Journal articles and conference proceedings submitted to REF2021 must be made available on an Open Access basis.

Quick links

Edinburgh Research Explorer

UofE Journal Hosting Service

Publications and Open Access policies

Bogus or predatory journals

Copyright for researchers

Submitting your thesis

 

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