Sherpa Romeo

Definition: An online resource that collects and presents open access policies from publishers, from across the world, providing summaries of individual journal’s copyright and open access archiving policies.

Related terms: Embargo period, Open access, Paywall, Preprint, Repository


Drafted and Reviewed by: Aleksandra Lazić, Mahmoud Elsherif, Christopher Graham, Sam Parsons, Martin Vasilev

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