Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

FAQs for UCA staff wishing to deposit their research outputs*:

  • 1. What can I put on UCA Research Online?

  • 2. Who can view UCA Research Online?

  • 3. Who can deposit with UCA Research Online?

  • 4. What is a research output?

  • 5. What will my publisher think about me putting my work on UCA Research Online?

  • 6. What do you mean by 'author's accepted manuscript'?

  • 7. What do you mean by an 'embargo period'?

  • 8. I have heard about the HEFCE Open Access Policy for the next REF, what do I have to do to comply?

  • 9. When should I deposit my research outputs?

  • 10. How far back can I add outputs to UCA Research Online?

  • 11. Some people seem to have a lot more outputs listed than me on UCA Research Online, why is this?

  • 12. Can I put evidence of the impact of a research output in UCA Research Online?

*Please note that this FAQ guidance is pending ratification from Research & Enterprise Committee.