FAQ: Open Access Policy

With thanks to MIT, on whose extensive FAQ this is based (used with permission).

PLEASE NOTE: on 11 February 2015 the University Council ratified the new, opt-out open access policy. We are currently in the implementation phase for this policy. This FAQ will give you an understanding of where we are in the process. Please direct any feedback and questions to disc@bu.edu.

PURPOSE AND AIM OF THE POLICY

SCOPE OF THE POLICY

COMPLYING WITH THE POLICY

OPTING OUT (OBTAINING A WAIVER)

LEGAL ASPECTS

WHAT WILL BE DONE WITH THE ARTICLES

IMPACT OF POLICY ON SCHOLARLY PUBLISHING ENVIRONMENT

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