The mission of CORE (COnnecting REpositories) is to aggregate all open access research outputs from repositories and journals worldwide and make them available to the public.
Check to see if the journal you're thinking about submitting your research to is compliant with Plan S or your funder's requirements.
This website provides summaries of the permissions for publisher and journal copyright policies relating to self-archiving of papers.
A website with information on research funders' open access policies.
SHERPA/FACT is a tool to help researchers check if the journals in which they wish to publish their results comply with their funder's requirements for open access to research.
Links and information for all SHERPA services.
DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
An online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. It is a white list of open access journals and aims to be the starting point for all information searches for quality, peer reviewed open access material.
If you’ve published work (books, journal articles, scripts, magazine content) it might be a good idea for you to sign up to the Authors Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS). You enter the information about your publications and the ALCS works out whether you’re owed royalties. In many cases they already have a record of money owed to you.
More information on what the money is:
Lifetime membership costs £36 as a one-off deductible payment from your first statement and the not for profit organisation charges 9.5% commission to keep themselves going.
Think. Check. Submit. helps researchers identify trusted journals and publishers for their research. Through a range of tools and practical resources, this international cross-sector initiative aims to educate researchers, promote integrity, and build trust in credible research and publications.