Note: This is a new agreement commencing in January 2023.
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Authors who do not see their institution listed above should contact library staff to enquire further.
This agreement allows authors from participating institutions to publish open access in 76 titles with no transactional APCs. This includes:
Open access publishing covered under this Read & Publish agreement includes the following article types:
The agreement is intended to cover all original research and review type content.
Authors who wish to make excluded article types openly available may choose to:
Eligible articles that have an acceptance date during the term of this agreement (2023-2025) are eligible to be published open access under the terms of the R&P agreement.
There is no limit on the number of articles by participating institutions allowed to be published as part of this agreement.
Where any charges are payable for publication of the Eligible Article in addition to the APC, including, but not limited to, page charges, these remain payable by the Corresponding Author.
Corresponding authors from institutions listed under 'Participating institutions' may publish immediately to open access on the publisher's platform once the article has been accepted, with no transactional APCs.
The corresponding author is the author that submits the manuscript and is responsible for communicating with the journal during the submission, peer review and publication process.
Articles from authors at participating institutions may be published under the author's choice of the following licences:
The Creative Commons licenses allow reuse (some with conditions) while protecting the authors' rights of acknowledgment as authors. Authors retain copyright.
View the publisher’s step-by-step guide for authors.
Corresponding authors will be identified as eligible for open access publishing by their institutional affiliation.
The license is available for download from ConsortiaManager. Library staff should contact the designated Content Coordinator at their institution regarding any license enquiries.
The agreement provides unlimited access to all journals listed under ‘Included titles’ in the same IOP subscription package members had access to in 2022, including continued access for subscribed to years.
Authors may deposit articles in institutional repositories.
The publisher will supply CAUL Procurement Services with reports on publishing output with article-level information on a quarterly basis. CAUL will share publishing output data with participating institutions on a regular basis.