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: <a href='/glossary/embargo-period/'>Embargo period</a>, <a href='/glossary/open-access/'>Open access</a>, <a href='/glossary/paywall/'>Paywall</a>, <a href='/glossary/preprint/'>Preprint</a>, <a href='/glossary/repository/'>Repository</a>


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

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