Guidelines on Open Access to Scientific Publications and Research Data in Horizon 2020 (format .pdf)

« These Guidelines provide context and explanation for the rules on open access applicable to beneficiaries in projects funded or co-funded under Horizon 2020.

1. What is open access (OA)?

Open access can be defined as the practice of providing on-line access to scientific information that is free of charge to the end-user and that is re-usable. In the context of research and innovation, ‘scientific information’ can refer to (i) peer-reviewed scientific research articles (published in scholarly journals) or (ii) research data (data underlying publications, curated data and/or raw data) (…) »