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The Library at Queen’s has prepaid the article processing charges (APCs) for a small number of RCUK-sponsored papers that are accepted for publication in IEEE journals. Please email openaccess@qub.ac.uk if you have any questions about this scheme.

Further information about open access to Queen’s research is available on the Library website: http://go.qub.ac.uk/J6bbc.

To make the CC BY license available as quickly as possible under the Route 2 option, IEEE has implemented a manual fulfillment process for researchers with UKRI funding or from funders with similar mandates. To begin the process, authors who need a CC BY license for an accepted manuscript should send a request to IEEE’s Intellectual Property Rights group at copyrights@ieee.org as soon as they submit their article. To further meet the Route 2 requirements and ensure compliance, 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