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/.
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