This limited-time and limited-focus funding supports the goal of making UF research findings immediately, freely and globally available. Provided by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health’s Office of Research on Women’s Health, this funding aims to assist UF authors without funding from other sources by defraying the costs of reasonable article-processing fees for publishing in open access or hybrid (selected open access articles) journals.
Two important aspects of this funding:
Applications submitted by the deadline and fulfilling the eligibility criteria will be funded on a first-come, first-served basis.
Authors: Any UF faculty, post-doctoral researchers, staff member or student author may request up to $2,500 to pay for article-processing fees in open access journals, $1,250 for article-processing fees in hybrid journals.
Articles: Peer-reviewed research articles related to women’s health OR sex or gender differences in health.
Open Access Journals – Up to $2,500 per article will be provided to pay publication fees for articles accepted by open-access journals. Eligible journals include those:
Paid Access (Hybrid) Journals – up to $1,250 per article will be provided to pay for articles accepted for paid open access option from a hybrid publisher. You may search to learn of a journal's OA status on the Directory of Open Access http://www.doaj.org/ or check the journal publisher's website. (You can check Sherpa Romeo Publishers with Paid Options for Open Access list at http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/PaidOA.html to learn about your rights to archive pre-post or publisher's version of the article.)
You may submit your application for funding as soon as the article is accepted and a statement or invoice for publication charges is received. Submit a copy of the statement/invoice with the application form. Upon funding approval, notices will be sent to the submitter and the department chair; payment will be sent directly to the publisher.
Applicants receiving funding from this special Women’s Health/Sex & Gender Differences in Health OA Fund are expected to submit a post-review, final draft of the article to UF’s institutional repository, IR@UF www.uflib.ufl.edu/ufir at the time funding notification is received.
Questions relating to the administration of this special funding should be addressed to:
Biomedical and Health Information Services
Health Science Center Libraries
1600 SW Archer Rd.