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Open access for the post-2014 REF

The open access policy for the next REF applies to journal articles and conference proceedings accepted after 1 April 2016. To be eligible for REF submission, the author's final manuscript must have been deposited in an institutional or subject repository.

In preparation for the REF, UCL encourages authors to deposit copies of all research in UCL Discovery, in compliance with UCL's existing Publications Policy. If you are choosing paid open access, the Open Access Team will deposit your published paper in UCL Discovery. Contact the Open Access Team to arrange payment. Otherwise, upload your final manuscript using RPS.

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