Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Paying open access publication charges - a report

The Research Information Network have published the following report on open access publication charges:

"Paying for open access publication charges. Guidance for higher education and research institutions, publishers and authors. A report by Universities UK and the Research Information Network"

Publication charges are the fees levied by some journals (such as BioMed Central) to publish articles and make them available free of charge to the reader. This report provides advice and guidance on the arrangements for paying open access publication fees and is aimed at research institutions, research funders, publishers and authors.

The report is available in the Mercer and Beaumont Hospital libraries. Alternatively you can view the full report by clicking on the link below