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Open Access: Read & Publish Deals

A guide to Open Access at the University of Huddersfield

Read & Publish Agreements

The University has signed up to a number of open access agreements with publishers which give researchers a range of benefits and discounts on Article Processing Charges (APCs).

Sometimes called 'Read and Publish'; 'Transformative' or 'Transitional', the open access publishing costs in these agreements becomes part of an overall University of Huddersfield payment covering both subscriptions (Read) and open access publishing (Publish).

Please see below for more information about our individual agreements or try our Journal search tool to identify journals that allow you to publish your articles Open Access without requiring further payment:

For UKRI funded articles, please contact to check if the journal is funder-compliant.

Current Agreements

Research Councils Block Grant Requests

If your research is UKRI funded, and you are looking to publish in a journal that is not eligible under the agreements listed above then you may be eligible to apply for funding from the UKRI block grant, which is managed by the Research, Innovation and Knowledge Exchange (formerly Research and Enterprise) Team.

Please see here for more information or if you have any questions over your eligibility to access this grant, please contact the Open Access Manager: or 01484 256 796.

Contact details

Please contact the Library Subscriptions and Access Team on if you have any queries about articles that will be sent to these publishers.