Answered By: Desk Reference
Last Updated: Jun 09, 2022

The policy requires that "any peer-reviewed journal publications arising from Agency-supported research are freely accessible within 12 months of publication." It applies to NSERC and SSHRC grants awarded May 1, 2015 and onward, and continues the pre-existing open access requirement for CIHR grants awarded January 1, 2008 and later. It is the responsibility of the researcher to ensure the policy is followed.

You can also see the Research and Scholarship section of the library website for guidance on meeting the Tri-Agency Policy on Open Access.

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