The deposit of peer-reviewed manuscripts in an Open Access repository. Publishers often stipulate a fixed period of time before the article can be made freely available (an embargo).
What does self-archiving mean for you?
- An increase in the availability and visibility of your work
- It removes the need to pay Open Access charges
The University prefers the self-archiving model. Find out more about uploading your manuscript.
The embargo is a fixed period of time a publisher might establish to delay the Open Access publication of a manuscript. These embargo periods may differ in length from 6 - 36 months and vary in subject fields. This will affect when your manuscript will be able to be viewed and accessed. We can help you find out how a publisher’s embargo might affect you.