UNLV Open Article Fund Expands Eligibility

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The eligibility criteria for the UNLV Open Article Fund have been expanded to include additional UNLV researchers. The fund now supports:

  • Tenured and tenure-track faculty
  • Postdocs
  • Research faculty (UNLV Bylaws 18.3.4) 
  • Instructors (UNLV Bylaws 16.3)

Criteria relating to journals, article status, award frequency, and maximum award ($1,500) are available on the Open Access Guide.

The UNLV Open Article Fund was established in 2018 to support UNLV researchers that wish to make their scholarly articles available to a global audience in high-quality open access journals. Publishing open access may result in more citations to articles and help authors reach a broader audience. By providing support for open access, we extend an opportunity for increased readership to authors who do not have a research grant or other funds to pay an article processing charge (APC).

For researchers not eligible for the award or who are not ready to publish in a fully open access journal, the University Libraries supports open access in a number of other ways, including:

For questions about the UNLV Open Article Fund, contact Andrea Wirth.

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