04 June 2007

Department of Health now requires open access deposit

The Department of Health has issued a new policy on open access for DoH funded research papers. Applications submitted from 01 April 2007 require that of any research papers that have been accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal (or final reports and / or executive summaries) which are supported in whole or in part by DH funding, are deposited at the earliest opportunity and in any case within six months - in UK PubMed Central.

Link to the announcement by PubMedCentral
Link to the Department of Health policy statement (pdf file)

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