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Open Access for Grant Compliance - Sciences

Many granting agencies now require publications to be open access within 12 months of publication. This guide is designed to help navigate this for the sciences


Many of the major granting agencies now require that all publications paid for by their grants be made Open Access within 12 months of publication.

The three main Canadian government agencies have an open access policy that applies to all grants awarded after May 1, 2015.

Canadian agencies - NSERC SSHRC CIHR:

US agencies: