Open Access at Bath

We support open access publication at the University of Bath

Routes to Open Access - flowcharts

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📥  Open Access

There are now a few varients on the original decision tree flowchard from the Publishers Association that was included in the recent RCUK Policy on Open Access and Supporting Guidance. This chart has been criticised for directing researchers towards the Gold route to open access.

  • The University of Oxford have released a 'Researcher Decision Tree - 'Green' or 'Gold'. This flowchart gives equal weight to Green or Gold routes to open access.
  • The University of Manchester has a similar webpage to inform researchers making decisions on where and how to publish. The 'Show Me How' site is a simple step-through process.
  • If more decision trees become available, we will add them here to this post.

  • 15/05/2013: University of Edinburgh: Choosing Green or Gold Open Access flowchart
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