Information Services

Making your research Open Access

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

COVID-19 fast track Open Access publication

If you are a COVID-19 researcher at UoE then the Library will help you publish your work open access so that it is immediately available to the world.

Plan S

Research funders in Europe announce 'Plan S' to make all scientific works free to read as soon as they are published.

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 staff and students 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.

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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