Research Councils UK (RCUK) has today published the latest version of its guidance for its revised Policy on Open Access, which comes into effect on 1 April 2013. The guidelines contain additonal information on how block grants are to be used to enable open access for RCUK-funded research outputs. The University of St Andrews will receive £203,593 in April to cover these costs.
RCUK are seeking feedback on the revised guidelines, to be submitted by 20 March 2013.
A finalised OA policy will be published with any further clarifications on the RCUK OA Policy page.