The Tri-Agency official Open Access policy on publications will affect researchers whose work is funded through SSHRC, NSERC, and CIHR.
Not sure if the new policy applies to your work?
Open Access is the practice of providing free and unrestricted online access to research publications. Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications requires all peer-reviewed journal publications funded by SSHRC, NSERC and CIHR to be freely available online within 12 months, either through Laurier’s Institutional Repository or by purchasing the Open Access rights to journal articles.
The full text of the new policy can be
Science.gc.ca Open Access Toolbox
- Canadian Institutional Repositories – Domestic information on publicly available archives or repositories.
- Directory of Open Access Repositories – International database of repositories.
Open Access Resources and Directories
- Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE) – A search engine for academic open access web resources.
- Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) - A comprehensive list of free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.
- Directory of Open Access Repositories (OpenDOAR) - Directory of academic open access repositories.
- SHERPA/JULIET - Summaries of research funder open access policies.
- SHERPA/RoMEO - Provides a searchable database of publisher policies on copyright and archiving.
Knowledge Mobilization Officer, Shawna Reibling, M.A., email@example.com, extension 4942
Laurier Institutional Repository Scholars Commons - scholars.wlu.ca firstname.lastname@example.org
Charlotte Innerd, Head - Collections and Acquisitions, Library, email@example.com, extension 2073