Leeds University Library

Want your work to be eligible for the next REF? Act now

Published Wednesday 10 June 2015

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Find out what you need to do to be eligible for the next REF.

To be eligible for the next REF (Research Excellence Framework), journal and conference papers accepted for publication from April 2016 must be deposited in White Rose Research Online within 3 months of acceptance so they can be made open access where permitted. In preparation for this change, the University implemented the HEFCE requirements on 1 April 2015.

Act now:

  • Add details of papers to University Publications Database as soon as they are accepted for publication
  • Upload the author accepted version of the file at the same time
  • Tell us if any exceptions to the HEFCE policy apply.

Find out more about University requirements for research outputs.

Log in to the Publications Database.

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