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Canada's three major research funding agencies --the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) -- have announced a new Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications requiring grant recipients to make the results of their research freely available online.
Implementation affects grants awarded after May 2015. Recipients of grants from NSERC and SSHRC must ensure that any peer-reviewed journal articles must be freely accessible within 12 months of publication date: either via publishing in an Open Access journal or depositing their work in an online archive/repository. CIHR recipients already adhere to an Open Access policy.
The James A. Gibson Library supports Brock researchers in complying with the policy with services including:
For more information, contact Elizabeth Yates, Liaison/Scholarly Communication Librarian, at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 4469.