IT and Library Services

Greenwich Academic Literature Archive (GALA)

Greenwich Academic Literature Archive (GALA) provides free access to peer-reviewed articles, conference papers, theses and book chapters and more produced by researchers at the university

GALA currently includes over 13,000 items of which around 30% are available Open Access. It is an essential part of the university's submission process to the Research Excellence Framework and will continue to be an important mechanism supporting the wider open access agenda. The material held in this repository is freely accessible over the Internet and aims to reach the widest possible audience. Where it is not possible to include a copy of the full text, external links to the online published version and details about the research is provided.

Key Service Information

Features and Benefits

  • Any one can access, search and browse Greenwich Academic Literature Archive from within and outside the university's network.
  • You can also sign up to the latest additions added to the Greenwich Academic Literature Archive on Twitter or by clicking the Atom or RSS icon links at the top of the pages in the repository and viewing and embedding them as feeds on your own websites


The GALA website is available at

The service is available to all members of university staff and students


    Support hours:

    09.00 - 17.00 weekdays other than University and Bank Holidays

    User service issues:

    Any dissatisfaction with the service should be addressed in the first instance to the IT Service Desk:
    Telephone: 020 8331 7555, visit the IT Service Desk pages or you may also submit a query online

Help & further information

For further information please see the GALA libguides website

  • Other relevant information can be found in: