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The University of Cambridge is committed to disseminating its research and scholarship as widely as possible to contribute to society as well as to academic advancement, in accordance with the University’s core values.  Cambridge's policies provide a framework and guidance to support researchers in making research findings available and meeting funders' expectations.

Policies related to dissemination of research at Cambridge University

Policy Description
Open Research Position Statement This Statement summarises the University’s approach to Open Research. Informed by external frameworks including the Concordat on Open Research Data, it sets out key principles for the conduct and support of Open Research at the University of Cambridge.
Open Access Publications Policy Framework Describes the University’s framework for ensuring that publications authored by University researchers, staff and students are made Open Access where applicable.
Cambridge funding guidelines Outlines the approach the Open Access Service will take when deciding which gold Open Access fees to support. It is not possible to support all Open Access publication costs.
Research Data Management Policy Framework Describes the principles of disseminating research and scholarship at Cambridge University, including the responsibilities of the University and those of the research community.
Repository Terms of Use Defines what can be deposited into the repository, who is able to deposit materials, responsibilities of the repository and of depositors, and describes the take down policy.
DOI Policy Describes the types of Research Outputs that can be assigned a Digital Object Identifier (DOI).

Last updated 9 March 2020