Our policy on archiving in Institutional or Funding body Repositories (Green Open Access)

For Monographs and Pivots

Authors of monographs or Palgrave Pivot titles are not required to seek permission to archive your content provided that you adhere the terms outlined in this Policy (please print and date a copy for your records, as they are subject to review).

Amount that may be archived:
For single authored works: up to one chapter per work
For contributed volumes: each contributor may archive up to one chapter per volume (provided they are the author or a co-author of such chapter). Please note that any linking, collection or aggregation of chapters from the same volume is strictly prohibited.
Version that may be archived:

Author's own version of their pre-copy-edited contribution.

Embargo Period:

No content may be archived until 36 months post publication.

Acknowledgement Required:

Please acknowledge as follows: [author and/or editor(s) of contribution], [volume and/or contribution title], [year of publication], [publisher (as it appears on our copyright page)] reproduced with permission of Palgrave Macmillan'.

The following statement must also be displayed: 'This extract is taken from the author's original manuscript and has not been edited. The definitive, published, version of record is available here: [insert URL for product on www.palgrave.com and www.link.springer.com].

Please be aware that if third party material (e.g. extracts, figures, tables from other sources) forms part of the material you wish to archive you will need additional clearance from the appropriate rights holders.

For Journals and journal articles

Journal article authors should please check our separate policy on self-archiving of journal content.

For books published via Palgrave Open

For information about archiving and re-use of books published open access via Palgrave Open, please see our open research website.

For other types of publication

NB: the commercial impact of making published content available in repositories is greater for other types of publication, so please seek permission before archiving material from any of the following types of publication:

  • Professional or Trade Publications
  • Reference Works and Handbooks
  • Textbooks

To seek permission to archive material from these types of publication please contact us at bookpermissions@springernature.com.

These terms are reviewed regularly and are subject to change, so please do refer back to these pages frequently for the most up to date information.

If you have any queries regarding this policy please contact us at bookpermissions@springernature.com