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Open Access (OA) is a global movement to make scholarly content more easily discoverable and accessible by removing subscription and login barriers. Get higher visibility for your work while retaining control over your copyrights.
NSERC, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), are pleased to announce the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications.
- NSERC and SSHRC researchers will be required to comply with the new policy for all grants awarded from May 1, 2015 onward.
- While CIHR-funded researchers will now refer to the new, harmonized policy, compliance requirements will not change for the health research community.
Learn more about the policy and its implementation:
- FAQ from science.gc.ca
- FAQ from the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL)
- Open Access Toolbox.
Memorial Libraries have pledged support for the Knowledge Unlatched Pilot Project to create a sustainable model for Open Access monograph publishing.
Good news for Humanities and Social Sciences researchers! The library will pay open access author fees for anyone who wishes to publish in Sage Open, a new mega journal that accepts submissions from all SSH disciplines. Read more about Memorial's open access memberships.
Memorial Libraries to pay open access author's fees for publication in Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Journals. more