There may be. If you select the wrong Open Access option or no Open Access at all, it might mean you’re not compliant with your funder requirements or not eligible for funds from the RCUK or COAF block grants. Some publishers will allow you to change options retrospectively if you make a mistake, but this isn’t the case for all. The best thing to do is to make sure you get our advice before signing any agreements.
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- Will I get into trouble with my publisher for submitting my accepted manuscript to you?
- If I put the article on my own website, will I get into trouble?
- Do I still have the copyright after I submit to you?
- Will there be any copyright issues if I sign my publisher’s agreement before submitting the manuscript to you?
- Which journals offer a green Open Access publishing option? Can you provide a list of approved journals or a blacklist of journals to avoid?
- Do I need to worry about copyright?
- What Open Access licences are appropriate?