Open access

We’re working to develop services, provide support, and influence policy in order to enable UK higher education to realise the rewards of open access (OA). Read our introductory guide and find out more about our role in open access.

Valerie McCutcheon, research information manager, University of Glasgow
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Valerie McCutcheon, research information manager, University of Glasgow
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Our open access offer

Policy compliance

Helping you to meet and demonstrate compliance with different funder and publisher requirements.

Guides
Services
R&D

Discovery, usage and impact

Supporting you to improve the visibility of your repository and demonstrate the reach and impact of your research.

Guides
Services
  • CORE
    Aggregation of OA content from repositories and journals
  • IRUS-UK
    Standards-based statistics aggregation service
  • OpenDOAR
    Global directory of OA repositories
R&D

Guidance

Quick Guide

An introduction to open access

Explore the different types of OA publishing, its benefits and how to ensure you meet funder requirements