This agreement is available to current University staff and students; visitors are not eligible.
The Jisc-negotiated Springer Compact Read & Publish agreement is open to all University of Southampton corresponding authors.
The agreement does not include fully open access journals or most Nature branded journals. If your article acknowledges UKRI or Wellcome Trust funding and you would like to publish in a fully open access journals, please complete our APC application form prior to submitting your article to ensure we can cover the cost.
View a list of included Springer journals. Please note that open access publication via this agreement is only available for journals on the list.
There are three ways Springer can recognise your eligibility for open access publication. When your article is accepted, be sure to identify yourself in at least one of the following ways on the MyPublication form:
The Open Research team in the Library will check and approve your eligibility without causing any delays to the manuscript publication process. We do this by approving your article on our institutional Springer Compact dashboard.
The current agreement applies to articles accepted by 31/12/2022.
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