for research funders
who want to: demonstrate the extent and impact of their research funding and deliver on their commitment to OA
The OA Switchboard can be used by funders to support policy compliance and development, the fulfilment of OA publication-level arrangements, making OA publishing highly visible, and increasing OA. Participation in the OA Switchboard will lead to enhancements in OA publication metadata and integration with the increasingly complex open access research and publishing ecosystem.
As an intermediary, the OA Switchboard simplifies the sharing of information between publishers, institutions and funders, thereby reducing the transactional cost for stakeholders, and it provides a safe space for publication metadata.
We currently support two use cases:
Find out more: Applications & Case Studies.