Open access at the Wellcome Trust
It is a fundamental part of our charitable mission to ensure that the work we fund can be read and utilised by the widest possible audience. We therefore support unrestricted access to the published outputs of research through our open access policy.
Sir Mark Walport introduces open access at the Wellcome Trust.
Running time: 1 min 22 s.
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The links below provide more information on the policy including details of how Wellcome Trust grantholders should comply.
The Trust is extending its open access policy to include scholarly monographs and book chapters. The extended policy will apply to holders of grants awarded after 1st October 2013, and become effective for existing grant-holders from October 2014. For more information please see Monograph and Book Chapter FAQ
Position statement in support of open and unrestricted access to published research.
Useful open access guides and Trust-funded open access reports.
Europe PubMed Central and Europe PubMed Central plus.
Latest Wellcome-Trust funded articles in Europe PMC and news from the Europe PMC blog.
A new open access online journal for biomedical and life sciences research.