EPrints for REF2020

Building on the success of our REF2014 package, we will be working with partners to deliver repository extensions and services to aid UK higher education institutions’ preparation and submission to the Research Excellence Framework in 2020.

Please check this page regularly for updates on how we are supporting your repository with REF2020

Plugins available

EPrints REF compliance checker plugin – Released in January 2016, this plugin for EPrints provides a straightforward means by which you can check whether an article or conference proceeding in your EPrints repository is eligible for the post-2014 REF.  The plugin checks relevant metadata in your repository against the requirements of the open access policy of the UK higher education funding bodies.¹

**Update**New features added to REF Compliance Checker plugin in version 1.1.0

Now available from the EPrints Bazaar

Support available

EPrints Services is providing the technical support to all UK HEI’s for the REF Compliance Checker plugin until mid-July 2016.  Should you require help to install the REF Compliance Checker plugin and you are currently an EPrints Services customer, please get in touch via your usual support routes. Other UK institutions needing technical support should contact info@services.eprints.org in the first instance.

1. https://www.jisc.ac.uk/repository-technical-support