The University Open Access policy is designed to ensure that the University of Huddersfield meets the Open Access requirements of the next Research Excellence Framework (REF).
ORCID provides a unique persistent digital identifier for individuals to use with their name as they engage in research, scholarship, and innovation activities.
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 2020, scientific publications that result from research funded by public grants must be published in compliant Open Access journals or platforms. The opportunity to provide feedback on Plan S closed on February 8 2019.