Pre-submission Checklist

hook-76785_1280This checklist is aimed at researchers who have completed their research and are ready to publish their work. It will also help you make sure your work is eligible for inclusion in REF2021.

Have you complied with Edinburgh Napier University’s Open Access Policy?

•Check the requirements for REF2021 so your work is eligible for inclusion when published

•Check publisher copyright policy on SHERPA/RoMEO

•Use SHERPA/FACT to see if your target journal complies with your funder’s open access requirements  

•Comply with funder requirements using SHERPA/JULIET

•Use SHERPA REF to check that your target journal allows you to comply with REF requirements for open access

Get ready to Act on acceptance as soon as your article is accepted for publication

Not quite at this stage yet? Have a look at our Ready to Publish Checklist which is aimed at helping you with the decisions you need to make to publish your research open access.