Library services for researchers

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Online Research Collections

Research information services

  • Goldsmiths Records Management Policy
  • DMP Online - research data management planning tool (sign in with 'institutional credentials' to use the Goldsmiths template).
  • IRUS - independent Goldsmiths Research Online statistics (go to the 'Portal' at top right and use your Goldsmiths sign in to access).

Publishers and open access

  • SHERPA/FACT - funders and authors compliance tool, to help you find out which journals comply with RCUK and Wellcome Trust open access publication requirements.
  • SHERPA/ROMEO - publisher copyright policies and self-archiving (check publisher permissions for putting articles in GRO).
  • DOAJ - directory of open access journals.
  • DOAB - directory of open access books.

Copyright and IPR

Recent Library research projects

  • Kaptur - project exploring the management visual arts research data (funded by JISC).
  • Defiant Objects - project exploring non-standard research outputs in institutional repositories (funded by SHERPA-LEAP).


Research degree student's Library

Specialised post-graduate study spaces

  • 1st Floor Library - on the first floor there is a dedicated individual study room for post-graduates
  • Special Collections & Archives reading room - the Special Collections & Archives reading room is on the ground floor of the Library. All post-graduates are welcome to use the reading room for quiet study on weekdays at times when it is not in use for archive workshops and in the evening and at weekends. For opening hours please see the Special Collections & Archives homepage.
  • Graduate School post-graduate study space - the Graduate School also provides a study space for post-graduates.


Copyright Enquiries
- Andrew Gray, Academic Services Librarian - a.gray ( - 020 7919 7161
Goldsmiths Research Online (GRO) - gro ( - 020 7919 7166
Resources and research skills advice - Subject Librarians
Research OfficeResearch Office Homepage