Research Services Office - Festive period arrangements

The Research Services Office of the Library and Learning Centre will be operating a reduced service in the week leading up to the start of the Christmas / New Year vacation period. (17th–21st December). During this time, all services offered by the Office, including processing of Article Processing Charges for Open Access publication, validation of Research Theses, and allocation of Digital Object Identifiers for datasets and publications, may not be dealt with as promptly as normal. Please note that the Office will close on Friday 21st December and will reopen on Thursday 4th January. The Research Services team would like to take this opportunity to wish all staff and students a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 

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Ensure your paper is Open Access and eligible for the next REF.
Forward your Author Accepted Manuscript and acceptance email to as soon as you receive them.
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