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Subscribing to the Journal

Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning is published three times a year in April, August and December by The Open University. Prior to 2010, the journal was produced by Staffordshire University.


If you are interested in subscribing to the journal please complete the registration form using the link below (Subscription Rates for 2022).  To pay by credit card  please use the electronic journal host link and follow the 'institutional or personal' registration options from the main page.  You can choose your payment agent, LM Prenax or EBSCO using the journal name who will also collect future renewal payments. If you have any queries please email  

If you are interested in subscribing, please complete and return the document accessed by the link below or email

Subscription Rates for 2022

Annual subscriptions run from January to December. Subscriptions taken out at any point in a given year will, therefore, cover the three editions for the volume associated with that year, plus any special issues produced. Subscribing to online content will automatically provide access to all editions and volumes of the journal.

Electronic access to journal content is provided through the link below:

Subscription rates 2022

Subscription Type  Price (inc. VAT where applicable)
Institutional Rate - online   £199
Personal Rate - online £92

Single issues and back issues

Single print copies of back issues can be obtained by contacting Electronic versions of all articles can be purchased via our electronic host at