We would love to have your work in the Saint Mary's University open access institutional repository! Adding your work to the Saint Mary's University open access institutional repository can greatly enhance the visibility of your scholarship. Google Scholar indexes repository content further allowing discoverability of your research. Certain publishers and copyright holders allow their work to be included in open access repositories. Self archiving policies for journals can be found in the Sherpa/Romeo database.
If you are interested in adding your content to the open access Institutional Repository, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Tri-Agency's (Canadian Institutes of Health Research CIHR, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada NSERC, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada SSHRC) Open Access Policy on Publications stipulates that grant recipients are required to ensure that any peer-reviewed journal publications arising from Agency-supported research are freely accessible within 12 months of publication.
As an author you may have the option to retain your rights when you publish. It is important to be aware of the benefits of retaining some control over your work. Listed below are some key points:
While traditional publishing agreements often require that authors grant exclusive rights to the publisher, authors are increasingly negotiating to retain some of their rights when agreeing to publish their work.