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Publisher Deals

Publisher Deals

Agreements to reduce the cost of open access publishing.

Transformative open access agreements

Our transformative agreements allow university staff and students who act as corresponding authors to publish their research articles as open access without additional charges. Please be aware that the eligibility criteria for these agreements vary and that the agreements the university participates in are subject to change.

Some agreements limit the number of papers that may be made open access. Where this applies papers with corresponding authors who are an honorary member of staff, visitor, or otherwise affiliated with linked organisations (eg NHS trusts) will only be approved if specific funding is acknowledged (from UKRI, Wellcome Trust, Blood Cancer UK, British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Parkinson's UK or Versus Arthritis.) Where this restriction applies this is noted in the agreement details below.

Publisher discounts

With the publishers below authors will receive a discount on the apc, but will need funds to pay the remainder of the charges.

Institutional Accounts (UKRI only)

For papers within the scope of the UKRI open access policy, the open access fees can be paid directly from university accounts. Please follow the instructions for the publisher of your chosen journal.

Institutional memberships

We participate in a range of initiatives in support open access publishing, including Open Book Publishers, Open Library of HumanitiesKnowledge Unlatched and Ubiquity Press.