♦ Green Open Access: depositing an article or a version of it into the institutional repository. Usually free of charge.
♦ Gold Open Access: publication is immediately provided in oa mode through a high-quality open access publication.The publisher of the oa journal may charge an open access fee (article processing charge).
♦ Hybrid open access: Research articles can be made openly accessible in a journal by paying an extra fee. Journal´s other articles still remain behind a paywall.
♦ Article processing charge (APC) and Book processing charge (BPC) are payments charged by the OA publisher from the author or her/his institution to cover various publishing costs. Both Gold and Hybrid OA based journals can charge APCs.
♦ Embargo: A period of time defined by the publisher, during which the author has no permission to self-archive. Calculated from the publishing date of the original publication.
♦ Double dipping: Institutions (libraries, universities) often have to pay twice for the same content when publishing in hybrid Open Access Journals.
♦ Impact factors: The journal impact factors are updated annually and can be found from the Clarivate Analytics Journal Citation Reports database. Most of the OA-journals have also an impact factor. You can get more information about impact factors and evaluation in general from Metrics Guide.
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The University of Helsinki requires researchers affiliated with the University to self-archive their scientific articles after they have been published in academic publications in the University’s Open Access repository HELDA. This can be done via the research information system TUHAT.
Self-archiving principles of University apply to all scientific scholarly articles. Publishers' policy and embargos to open self-archiving should be checked and actions taken accordingly. Library service deposit is also available.
Also Master´s and licentiate´s dissertations as well as Doctoral dissertations should be published openly. The theses submitted at the University of Helsinki are published in HELDA repository, instructions.
Several research funding providers require research results to be published in accordance with open access principles. You can consult the Sherpa/Juliet service to see your funder’s policy on Open Access publishing.
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Researchers and teachers at the University of Helsinki can order personal librarian to help with questions concerning Open Access. Meeting can cover things like:
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HELDA serves as an open full text repository and open access publishing platform for research articles and institutional series, as well as for teaching and research material produced by the departments and faculties of the University. Helda is also suitable publishing platform for monographs.
The archive ensures long-term storage and provides each item with a permanent web address i. e. Helda offers availability, longevity, and functionality to your digitally stored work.