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TUS Research@THEA: Why Deposit Content


Library Statement on Research@THEA

Research@THEA is an Open Access Institutional Repository committed to collecting and providing global access to the research and scholarly output of the Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest (TUS)

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Institutional Repository Team: Midlands

Athlone Campus Library
Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest
University Road,
Co. Westmeath.



Institutional Repository Team: Midwest

Moylish Campus Library
Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest
Moylish Park,
V94 EC5t.



Why deposit content in Research@THEA?

  • Greater impact of scholarship
  • Discoverable via search engines such as Google & Google Scholar
  • Long term preservation of work
  • Enhance Faculty/Department/Research Institute and TU's reputation
  • Enables and encourages interdisciplinary approaches to research
  • Building research and industry connections
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General Information

  • The Library supports ‘Green’ open access publishing.  Depositing the final manuscript version of your work in Research@THEA makes your work open access.

  • Many funding agencies, both nationally and internationally, now require the grant awardees make their research findings available in Open Access e.g. Horizon2020

  • Many funding agencies allow the use of research grants for the payment of Article Processing Charges (APCs) or Book Processing Charges (BPCs) to publish in open access journals/books.