This means that as soon as your work has been accepted for publication, deposit the final peer-reviewed manuscript in the University’s research repository. Act on acceptance is a simple message about a good habit to get into and one that’s essential for REF eligibility making sure publications are eligible for the current Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).
Use your normal University network details to log in to Worktribe (off-campus access is through the VPN or virtual desktop). The four-step process to deposit a research output is:
- Create a record
- Add your accepted manuscript
- Click the deposit button
- Forward your acceptance email to firstname.lastname@example.org
This last step is important: after you’ve deposited your work in the repository, send the evidence of acceptance date to email@example.com and we’ll ‘tie’ this to the deposited record (restricted access). Articles need to be deposited within three months of acceptance.
If your article is being made open access through the gold route, please add information about this to the repository record.
Any questions or comments? Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org