The University of Strathclyde has entered a partnership with IEEE giving authors the opportunity to publish RCUK sponsored open access papers in IEEE Xplore at a reduced rate.
For more information about open access publishing and the IEEE scheme, please contact our Open Access Support team: https://www.strath.ac.uk/professionalservices/openaccess/gold_oa/Xplore.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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