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Open Access & Institutional Repository: T&F (Taylor & Francis)

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This agreement is available to current University staff and students; visitors are not eligible. Please select the CC BY licence.

This Jisc-negotiated transformative agreement is open to all University of Southampton corresponding authors, publishing original research articles in hybrid T&F journals (subscription journals with a paid open access option). 

What should I do to make my research open access?

You don’t need to do anything. All accepted research meeting the requirements below will automatically be considered for open access publication under this agreement. If funding for your article is approved by the University, you will receive an email asking you to select a Creative Commons license - please select CC BY (Creative Commons Attribution).


What are the requirements?

To be eligible, articles must:

  • Be original research articles. Other types of paper, such as Editorials, Announcements, and Book Reviews, are not covered by this agreement.
  • Be accepted for publication after the 1st January 2022.
  • Have a corresponding author affiliated with the University of Southampton.


Which journals can I publish in open access under this agreement?

Open Select (hybrid) Taylor & Francis and Routledge journals are part of this agreement (there is a full list of included journals at The agreement does not include fully open access journals. If your article acknowledges UKRI or Wellcome Trust funding and you would like to publish in a fully open access journal, please complete our APC application form prior to submitting your article to ensure we can cover the cost.


Publisher webpage with information on the T&F agreement with Jisc Collections.

Applies to articles accepted by 31/12/2023.


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