This guide is intended to inform McGill University researchers topics of author rights and publication agreements.
Open access is the practice of making your research available online free of charge. It is a growing movement designed to make research more widely available and increase its impact...
As of February 27, 2015, SSHRC, NSERC, and CIHR have a harmonized "Open Access Policy on Publications" that requires research publications from their grants to be made openly available. This is called the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications. More information about the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy is available here.
Overview of Open Access (including how to comply with the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy)