International Open Access Week: 19 October – 25 October

International Open Access Week,¬†Monday 19 – Sunday 25 October¬†is an annual, global event to raise awareness about open access and to advocate for open access to be adopted as the norm in scholarship and research.   Theme This year’s theme, ‘Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion’, provides an opportunity to …

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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 Nature

UPDATED IN OCTOBER 2023: the previously limited Springer Compact list of journals has been expanded to include 2051 Springer, Academic, Nature and Palgrave Macmillan journals. Authors affiliated with the University of Westminster may publish articles in in more than 2000 of Springer Nature’s hybrid journals at no further charge to the author.¬† This covers original …

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‚Äôs 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‚Äôs fully gold Open Access or Wiley‚Äôs 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 AUGUST 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‚Äôs primary aim is to …