Plan S is an initiative for Open Access publishing that was launched in September 2018. The plan is supported by cOAlition S, an international consortium of research funders. Plan S requires that, from 2021, scientific publications that result from research funded by public grants must be published in compliant Open Access journals or platforms.
Johnson, R. (2019). From coalition to commons: Plan S and the future of scholarly communication. Insights, 32(1), 5. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1629/uksg.453
If a PG Researcher is publishing with their supervisor, or another academic member of staff at the University, one of their UoH co-authors will be responsible for ensuring OA compliance. If a PGR is publishing as a single author that they can deposit their output within Eprints if they need to comply with OA.
The UKRI Open Access policy requires use of the following licenses when publishing on open access:
Further information on CC licenses can be found on the Creative Commons website.
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