HDR students can apply for Article Processing Charge (APC) assessment and approval for publication of a research article in a peer reviewed Gold Open Access (OA) Journal to be paid from their Project Budget funds. APC approved HDR students should seek to access their HDR Project funds using the HDR budget request form.
HDR APC requests should be lodged with Library Services for funding approval assessment prior to submission of the article to an OA journal.
Requests for APC funding are assessed against the following eligibility criteria:
Requirement: A completed Authorship Agreement Form should accompany the APC request.
HDRs should send the following to the Manager, Scholarly Publications & Copyright in Library Services:
Articles being assessed for APC support must meet the ERA definition of research:
The creation of new knowledge and/or the use of existing knowledge in a new and creative way so as to generate new concepts, methodologies, inventions and understandings. This could include synthesis and analysis of previous research to the extent that it is new and creative.
The Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) is administered by the Australian Research Council. This national research evaluation framework identifies and promotes quality research activity and outputs in higher education institutions throughout Australia.
Where research data is to be made available to accompany a research publication the authors can have a Dataset record with a DOI in the institutional repository (Pure) Datasets collection. Please contact the Manager, Scholarly Publications & Copyright in Library Services for further information and assistance.
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