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Open Access


Goldsmiths Statement on Open Access

This document provides a statement on Goldsmiths’ position towards open access. It reflects the University’s unique and specialist nature and its research intensive status.
Questions and comments pertaining to Goldsmiths’ position statement can be e-mailed to: gro@gold.ac.uk
Read the Goldsmiths Statement on Open Access here: Goldsmiths Statement on Open Access


Open Access FAQs

We have put together a list of FAQs to help answer any questions, if you have further questions, please contact gro@gold.ac.uk and we will add these to the Open Access FAQs


Further Information on Open Access

RCUK Open Access Policy: http://www.rcuk.ac.uk/research/openaccess/

HEFCE Open Access Policy: http://www.hefce.ac.uk/rsrch/oa/Policy/

EU Horizon 2020 Guidelines to Open Access: http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/data/ref/h2020/grants_manual/hi/oa_pilot/h2020-hi-oa-pilot-guide_en.pdf


FP7 Post Grant Open Access Pilot Scheme

For those funded by FP7 there is now an Open Access fund for you can apply to. For eligibility you must meet the following criteria:

• The FP7 project should have finished by the time the funding is requested, but no longer than two years ago
• Publications submitted to hybrid journals will not be funded, but only those which have been accepted at fully Open Access journals
• Funding requests should be submitted once the manuscript has been accepted for publication
• The following funding caps apply to this funding: EUR 2,000 for research articles and EUR 6,000 for monographs
• No page or colour charges will be covered by this funding on top of the standard Open Access publishing fees
• A maximum of three publications will be funded per eligible FP7 project

Further details on the project are available here:http://www.openaire.eu/goldoa/fp7-post-grant/pilot