CReaTE and Open Access

Canterbury Research and Theses Environment (CReaTE) and other Open Access resources


CReaTE is Canterbury Christ Church University’s institutional repository.

It is an online archive of the university’s research output.

Search CReaTE or add your publications

open Access

Open Access refers to unrestricted, online access to the published findings of research.

Learn more, see what the requirements are for the next Research Excellence Framework (REF) and browse Frequently Asked Questions.

Find out more about Open Access (Internal Website)   

other open access repositories

The Directory of Open Access Repositories (OpenDOAR) lets you search for other institutional repositories like CReaTE and for subject repositories. You can search across the content of all the repositories too.

Visit the OpenDOAR website


Publisher Copyright Policies

The Sherpa Romeo service allows you to look up a journal title and find out the situation concerning the archiving of articles in repositories like CReaTE.

Search Sherpa Romeo


Use the British Library’s e-theses online service (EThOS) to search for UK doctoral theses, download them or order a scanned copy.

Look for theses in EThOS


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