Open Access

Open access is a growing global movement. A HEFCW policy requires open access for material entered for the next REF.  

Find out what you need to do.

RIS and Cronfa Support

RIS is a service provided by ISS to help academics manage and track their research. Click here for RIS support.

Cronfa is our institutional open access repository. Click here for Cronfa support.

Promoting research

It is increasingly important to maximise the impact of your research.

Take a look at these ideas to promote your work and increase citations.

Article Processing Charges

ISS is administering a gold open access fund to pay APC's for RCUK funded research.

Our APC page  has further information and a link to an online application form.

Research Data Management

What does your funder require in terms of research data management and how do you go about writing a plan?

Swansea University's Research Data Management website

Getting Published

This section contains some resources on getting published.


Also details of how you can get an ISBN from ISS for your publication.