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Publish Open Access with Cambridge University Press

Authors affiliated with the University of Westminster may publish their research articles, review articles and rapid communications Open Access (OA) at no further charge to the author  in Cambridge University Press gold and hybrid journals. To be eligible, articles must: Be original research – eligible article types are research articles, review articles and rapid communications – click here …

Finding Open Access Books

Coming up against forbidding paywalls when undertaking research or literature surveys is a common experience. Yet an increasing amount of content is available open access (OA) if you know where to look and especially if the requirements of your search are not absolutely predetermined. OAPEN‘s huge library of open access titles can be navigated via …

Make your practice-based arts research open

We recognise that research in practice-based arts has qualities unique to the range of disciplines encompassed in this area – from fine and performing arts to architecture and design. These include recognition that: you create a dynamic, changing body (portfolio/collection) of work your research isn’t necessarily ‘funded’ (so often isn’t included in funder open access …

How to Make Your Research Articles Open at Westminster

*** This Blog Post has been updated in May 2022, to include the increased number of open access options available *** The last couple of years have seen many changes in open access possibilities at the University, for Open Access week, I will give you a round up of the options that may be open …

NEW Publications Router connection to VRE

Publications Router is now live.  It helps automate the update and input of research articles in the Virtual Research Environment (VRE).  If you have a journal article in the publication process, you may soon receive an email alert, or Task in the VRE, asking you to take action. What is Publications Router? Publications Router gathers …

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Publish Open Access with Sage (including IMechE and RSM)

Corresponding authors affiliated with the University of Westminster may publish their articles through Gold Open Access in 900+ subscription journals in the current SAGE Premier package,  the IMechE Journal Collection and the Royal Society of Medicine Collection  PLEASE NOTE, THIS ONLY COVERS THE HYBRID JOURNALS IN THESE LISTS, NOT THE FULLY GOLD OPEN ACCESS JOURNALS.  Original research papers, review papers, brief …

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Publish Open Access with Springer Compact

Authors affiliated with the University of Westminster may publish articles in in more than 2000 of Springer’s journals at no further charge to the author.  This covers original papers, review papers, brief communications and continuing education (usually medical). To be eligible: Once your article is accepted, Springer will send you a link to the MyPublication …

Scholarly Communications Team

The Scholarly Communications Team provides support to enable our researchers and doctoral researchers to publish and share their outputs. This includes: Advice relating to Open Access including funding and REF2021 Management of the Repository section of the Virtual Research Environment (VRE) and Westminster Research, the University’s open access repository of research outputs of our academic community University of Westminster Press Advice and training relating to Research …

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Publish Open Access with Wiley

Authors affiliated with the University of Westminster may publish original research and review articles in any of Wiley’s fully gold Open Access or Wiley’s hybrid, OnlineOpen journals at no further charge to the author. To be eligible: You must be the corresponding author who is affiliated with the University of Westminster at the point of …

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Paying for Gold Open Access to Journal Articles

UPDATED APRIL 2022 TO INCLUDE NEW PUBLISHER DEALS The University has a limited Article Processing Charge (APC) Application Fund to pay Open Access costs for journal articles. All applications are subject to the approval of the College Research Director and budget constraints, as the fund is very limited. The Institutional APC Fund’s primary aim is to …