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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:
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 and we will add these to the Open Access FAQs

Further Information on Open Access

UKRI Open Access Policy:

HEFCE Open Access Policy:

EU Horizon 2020 Guidelines to Open Access:

Publisher Open Access Deals Available to Goldsmiths Authors

Goldsmiths is part of the Springer Compact agreement for open access publishing. This agreement allows corresponding authors from Goldsmiths to publish open access in Springer journals without any additional cost. See the Springer website for a full list of eligible journals.

Once your article is accepted, Springer will send you a link to their MyPublication form, where you need to select Goldsmiths as your institutional affiliation. You will also need to agree to the open access terms. Please give your Goldsmiths email address rather than a private email address, as this enables Springer to identify you as eligible under the agreement.

If you would like any more information about the agreement, or want to check your eligibility, please email