Hybrid journals - journals where a subscription is paid for online access, but some articles are made available as Open Access for anyone to view whether or not a subscription has been paid.
Institutional Repository - an electronic archive of documents, research papers and other types of publications originated by academics / students/researchers belonging to one organisation, typically a University.
Mandate - a requirement to make published research available in a repository. Typically academics are mandated by their host university to place copies of research in the universities Institutional Repository.
Paid for/subscription based journal - traditional journal publishing business model where a fee/subscription is paid to receive printed copies of journal issues or to have online access.
Peer Review - review of articles submitted for publication by subject experts. Papers will either be rejected, accepted with modifications or accepted for publication.
Post-print - a version of a journal article that has received peer review but has not yet been put in the final published layout.
Pre-print - a version of the article before peer review.
Repository - an electronic archive of documents, research papers and other types of publications.
Self archiving - authors depositing copies of their own work in a repository. The ability to self archive and the versions deposited is dependent on the policies of publishers towards self archiving.
Subject Repository - an electronic archive of documents, research papers and other types of publication centred around a single topic or discipline, typically sponsored by a leading research organisation in the area.