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Important Information 

Please use this form to request payment of your open access Article Processing Charge (APC). We administer block grants for research funded by UKRI, The Wellcome Trust, BHF and CRUK.  

The library has signed up to a number of publisher deals that cover University of Bristol corresponding author’s open access fees. Before filling out this form please check to see if your chosen journal is included in these deals by using Sci-Free. If so, you do not need to fill out this form. 

Please Note: 

  • Page, colour and other publication charges remain the responsibility of the author, School or Faculty and cannot be covered through the block grants

  • Invoices will be paid 30 days after the date issued by the publisher 

If you have any queries, please contact the open access team  


1.1. Please check all boxes below to confirm that your paper meets all the open access eligibility criteria. Required

If you have prior permission from your funder to use a different Creative Commons licence, please use the additional information field at the bottom of this form to notify us. 

For infomation on Data Access Statements see: Sharing research data.

Please select at least 6 answer(s).

2.2. Please specify what type of paper this is. Please note that Commentary, Editorials, Book reviews, and other non-original peer reviewed research types cannot be paid for from the block grant: Required


3.3. We need to know which University of Bristol held funding grants are acknowledged in the article: Required

Please select at least 1 answer(s).



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