University of Sheffield
The University of Sheffield has pre-paid the article processing charges (APCs) for RCUK-sponsored papers that are accepted in IEEE journals.
For more information about this scheme please see our open access webpage http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/library/openaccess/index or contact OAEnquiries@sheffield.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