“With effect from 2021, all scholarly publications on the results from research funded by public or private grants provided by national, regional and international research councils and funding bodies, must be published in Open Access Journals, on Open Access Platforms, or made immediately available through Open Access Repositories without embargo.”
Plan S is an initiative for open access publishing that was launched in September 2018. An international consortium of research funders, known as cOAlition S, support Plan S and is committed to fulfilling its ten principles. Several funders have aligned with Plan S including United Kingdom Research & Innovation (UKRI), Wellcome Trust and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
The Library provides support to researchers in four key ways
Queries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Plan S Rights Retention Strategy applies to research articles funded by a cOAlition S Organisation.
The strategy's purpose is to:
The following rights retention statement should be used in the submission letter and acknowledgements section for articles published in journals not compliant with routes 1 or 2,
"This research was funded in whole or in part by the [Organisation name [Grant number]. A CC-BY or equivalent licence is applied to [AAM/the VoR] arising from this submission, in accordance with the grant's open access conditions"