Thanks to Louise Tripp, Academic Liaison Librarian and Open Access Manager, for a very informative Research Bites session covering the essential considerations relating to scholarly publishing and open access.
Understand what’s required by policy
HEFCE, Lancaster University, and many funders such as Research Councils and Wellcome Trust have open access policies. Make sure you understand what is expected of you.
Choose your publication route
Follow the simple advice on Think. Check. Submit to decide if a journal is trustworthy.
Submit your manuscript
- Acknowledge source of funding in your manuscript
- Identify where and how associated data can be accessed via a
data access statement
- Acknowledge your affiliation to Lancaster University
- Consider Author Rights before signing agreements
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Contact us for help
If you have questions at any stage, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for advice.