Open access

Open access ensures that original research publications – including journal articles, book chapters and monographs – are available to everyone to read and re-use for free.

Our work

Open access publishing

Open access ensures that original research publications – including journal articles, book chapters and monographs – are available to everyone to read and re-use at no cost.

Reports

Developing an effective market for open access article processing charges [PDF 1.1MB]

  • March 2014

A study exploring how research funders can encourage the development of a transparent and reasonably priced article processing charge funded open access market.

Briefings and responses

Inquiry into open access [PDF 152KB]

  • January 2013

House of Lords Science and Technology Committee