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Publish OA - paid-for by the library


The library covers the costs for open access in a large number of journals.

Publish open access - paid-for by the library

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Publishers which Chalmers has agreements with and the agreement conditions

Chalmers library has agreements with several publishers that give Chalmers researchers and students the possibility to publish Open Access free of charge or with a discount on the APC in their journals. These agreements are valid within a time period, and to be included in an agreement a paper has to be accepted for publishing within this time frame. Many of the agreements have a cap on the number of articles to be included in the agreement, and some publishers identify potential discounts based on the IP address.  

To be included in any Open Access agreement through Chalmers University of Technology:

a) The corresponding author of the paper must have Chalmers affiliation and use a Chalmers email address. 
b) Mention Chalmers affiliation correctly. 

Further conditions are listed below, if specific for a publisher.

 

American Chemical Society (ACS)

Open publication free of charge in all journals, both subscription-based and pure OA journals.

 

American Institute of Physics (AIP)

Open publication free of charge in all subscription-based journals (except Journal of the Physical Society of Japan).

 

American Physical Society (APS)

Open publication free of charge in all subscription-based journals.

 

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Open publication free of charge in all journals.

 

Cambridge University Press

Open publication free of charge in about 400 journals, both subscription-based and pure OA journals.

 

De Gruyter

Open publication free of charge in all subscription-based journals.

 

Elsevier

Chalmers researchers can through the agreement with Elsevier publish Open Access free of charge in journals included in the Freedom Collection. Also included in the agreement are some titles from Cell Press and The Lancet. Read about it here.

 

Emerald

Open publication free of charge in all journals.

 

Frontiers

Frontiers is a fully Open Access publisher that offers Chalmers researchers a 10% discount on the APC for publishing in any of their many journals.

 

Institute of Physics (IOP)

Open publication free of charge in almost all journals.

 

IWA Publishing

Free OA publishing in all journals from the International Water Association, and a discount on book publishing.

 

MDPI

Through a supporter membership you get a 10% discount on the APC when you publish in MDPI journals.

 

Nature

Open publication free of charge in Nature and Nature Research Journals (subscription-based journals). The agreement covers "original articles" and not "review articles". Nature Protocols and titles within Nature Reviews are not covered.

 

Oxford University Press (OUP)

Open publication free of charge in all journals.

 

Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)

Open publication free of charge in all subscription-based journals.

 

SAGE

You can publish Open Access free of charge in subscription journals from SAGE. This agreement also includes a 20% discount on the APC in their pure OA journals. 

 

SPIE

Chalmers researchers can publish OA for free in SPIE journals. Information about Open Access publishing at SPIE can be found here.

 

Springer Compact

No cost for OA publishing in subscription journals. The Springer Compact agreement covers more than 1,600 of their subscription-based journals.

 

Springer Nature Fully OA

Researchers at Chalmers can publish free of charge in more than 600 journals from Springer Open, Nature Research, BioMed Central and Palgrave Macmillan. Find out more about this agreement. See also "Nature" above.

 

Taylor and Francis

Open publication free of charge in all journals.

 

Wiley

Open publication free of charge in all journals.

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