Sherpa REF

Sherpa REF is a Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) funded beta web service that aims to support authors and institutions in meeting the new open access (OA) requirements of the post-2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).

Sherpa REF builds on the current portfolio of Sherpa services and helps authors and institutions ascertain quickly and accurately whether a journal complies with the REF policy.

This service is part of the Jisc portfolio of services supporting open access in the UK. Our services simplify the complexity of the environment and save you time, specialist resources and money. We focus on four areas:

Further information is available on this service portfolio.