As a research led institution, Queen Mary University of London is committed to the principle of open access, recognizing the benefits of widening access to the output of research, both to its own research community and worldwide, and actively investigating schemes to support this through both self-archiving and open access publishing.
To publish open access with IEEE please contact Scholarlycommunications@qmul.ac.uk.
To make the CC BY license available as quickly as possible under the Route 2 option, IEEE has developed a process that engages authors during their online publication agreement where they may identify themselves as an author with UKRI funding. Upon completion of the copyright agreement, UKRI funded authors will automatically obtain a permission to apply the CC BY license to their accepted manuscript. To further meet the Route 2 requirements, the submissions should include the following text in the funding acknowledgement section of the manuscript and any cover note accompanying the submission:
For the purpose of open access, the author(s) has applied a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license to any Accepted Manuscript version arising