Exceptions towards the REF policy
Contact the Open Access Team to talk about specific documents.
If it is not possible to determine that the paper complies with the REF open access policy if you joined UCL from another UK university, and there is no other author with a UCL affiliation on the paper, the Open Access Team can apply this exception. Contact the Open Access Team to go over papers that are particular.
If you fail to get your last accepted manuscript in the necessary period (see whenever can I upload to RPS?), this exclusion may apply. If you should be perhaps not the matching writer, you need to make all reasonable efforts to have your hands on the manuscript through the matching writer, from your own other co-authors, or through the publisher. Contact the Open Access Team to talk about papers that are particular.
Where you can find appropriate obstacles to building a manuscript available access through a repository, or even the writer’s identification should be protected (because depositing the paper would place the writer or the organization in danger), these exceptions may use. Contact the Open Access Team to talk about papers that are particular.
Many journals are compliant utilizing the policy. Where a log will not comply, given that it doesn’t enable access that is open a repository within year (REF panels A and B) or 24 months (REF panels C and D) of book, or does not enable available access in a repository after all, the writer is motivated to consider posting in an alternate journal. An exception applies if the author still wishes to publish in the chosen journal, and considers that it is the most appropriate publication for the work.
After your paper is accepted for publication, upload your manuscript to UCL’s Research Publications Service (RPS) as usual (see When can I upload to RPS? ادامه خواندن “In the event that you joined up with UCL from a non-UK HEI, and there’s no other author by having a UCL affiliation regarding the paper, the Open Access Team can put on this exclusion”