JULIET & RoMEO: Find Open Access Permissions, Mandates

SHERPA is a scholarly communication partnership based at the Centre for Research Communications, University of Nottingham.  SHERPA offers a number of web services, including JULIET and RoMEO.


JULIET is a search tool for discovering research funders’ mandates for public access and open access. Features include:

  • Quick summary of different funders’ mandates
  • Comparison of mandate details between different funding agencies
  • Clear view of what, where and when material is to be archived
NASA-funded research Open Access policies

NASA-funded research Open Access policies


RoMEO is a search tool for finding publishers’ policies on self-archiving research publications.  Features include:

  • Search by Journal title, publisher, or ISSN
  • Clearly listed and labeled archiving permissions for different article versions
  • Publisher’s compliance with different funder’s mandates
Nature self-archiving and copyright policies

Nature self-archiving and copyright policies

More Information

Open Access Research Guide

Research Funder Public Access Requirements

Your Copyright: Increase the Impact of Your Research


Darren Chase

Darren Chase

Head of Scholarly Communication at Stony Brook University Libraries
Darren is the SBU Libraries head of Scholarly Communication, and library liaison to: the Sustainability Studies Programs; the Center for Dance, Movement and Somatic Learning; and the Department of Theatre Arts.
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