To ensure compliance with the OA requirements for REF, you must satisfy the following requirements:
1: Discovery Requirement
By choosing to publish Open Access with this journal, the requirement to put bibliographic details of your article in a repository within 3 months of acceptance is waived, although it is still recommended.
2: Deposit Requirement
By choosing this Open Access journal, the requirement for deposit of the full text of your article in an acceptable repository within three months of acceptance is waived, but deposit in your institutional repository is still recommended.
3: Access Requirement
By choosing to publish Open Access with this journal, the access requirement of making your fulltext Open Access in a repository is waived, although it is still recommended.