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Read & Publish Agreements Negotiated by CAUL

Taylor & Francis

Taylor & Francis is one of the world’s leading academic publishers – and one of its most enduring.

For more than two centuries Taylor & Francis has been committed to the highest quality scholarly publishing, and this remains our goal today.  We aim to promote a positive future for everyone through our work. Our imprints include Taylor & Francis, Routledge, CRC Press, F1000 Research and Dovepress and we've published over 145,000 books and over 2700 journals. 

The agreement with CAUL provides read access to all our journals and supports publishing in our Open Select titles.

Further information on this agreement is available from Taylor & Francis.

Key facts

This page was last updated on 4 March 2024.

Cap usage

Participating institutions

The following institutions participate in this agreement:

  • Auckland University of Technology
  • Australian Catholic University
  • Australian National University
  • Bond University
  • Charles Darwin University
  • Charles Sturt University
  • CQUniversity
  • Curtin University
  • Deakin University
  • Edith Cowan University
  • Federation University Australia
  • Flinders University
  • Griffith University
  • James Cook University
  • La Trobe University
  • Lincoln University
  • Macquarie University
  • Massey University
  • Monash University
  • Murdoch University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • RMIT University
  • Southern Cross University
  • Swinburne University of Technology
  • University of Adelaide
  • University of Auckland
  • University of Canberra
  • University of Canterbury
  • University of Melbourne
  • University of New England
  • University of New South Wales
  • University of Newcastle
  • University of Notre Dame Australia
  • University of Otago
  • University of Queensland
  • University of South Australia
  • University of Southern Queensland
  • University of Sydney
  • University of Tasmania
  • University of Technology Sydney
  • University of the Sunshine Coast
  • University of Waikato
  • University of Western Australia
  • University of Wollongong
  • Victoria University
  • Victoria University of Wellington
  • Western Sydney University

Authors who do not see their institution listed above should contact library staff to enquire further.

Agreement details

This agreement allows authors from participating institutions to publish in some of Taylor & Fancis's hybrid journals without the need for any transactional open access article processing charge (APC).

This is a capped agreement. This agreement provides for an allowance of 3850 articles by authors from institutions participating in the agreement to be published open access in 2024 with no transactional APCs.

2024 publishing in 2100+ Hybrid (Open Select) journals excluding the top two tiers of APC prices are included in the Read & Publish agreement (~30 journals).

Hybrid journals that 'flip' to OA during the course of the agreement also remain available for OA publishing.

Article eligibility

Articles accepted from 1/1/2024 are eligible to be published open access under this agreement.

Article types

The following article types are eligible for open access under this agreement:

  • Article
  • Review
  • Research Article
  • Review Article
  • Report
  • Short Communication
  • Case Report
  • Note
  • Original Article
  • Guest Editorial

Author eligibility

As defined by the publisher, the eligible author is:

An author who wants to publish an Open Access article who is affiliated with the Institution at time of submission and is the Corresponding Author.

Responsible corresponding authors must include a participating institution as one of their affiliations to benefit from this agreement. 

Authors will be identified as eligible for open access publishing by their:

  • institutional affiliation
  • email address

Responsible corresponding authors must use their institutional email address when submitting an article for publication

Responsible corresponding authors should not use personal email addresses (e.g. Hotmail, Gmail). Doing so may result in delayed approval of the article or the article may not be approved to be published open access under the terms of the agreement. 

Discount schemes

Articles not covered by this agreement may benefit from a 10% discount on eligible APCs. Please consult the title list for eligible journals.

Title list

The agreement allows for publishing in some journals. The complete title list is available online. If you wish to publish open access, please check to ensure that your desired journal is included.

Hybrid journals that 'flip' to OA during the course of this agreement will remain available for OA publishing for the duration of the agreement.

Author rights

Articles from authors at participating institutions may be published under the following Creative Commons licenses:

  • CC BY
  • CC BY-NC

Authors retain all rights as per the CC license.

Taylor & Francis have specific Author Publishing Agreements which set out the rights retained by the authors when publishing under CC-BY or other CC licences.

The Creative Commons licenses allow reuse (some with conditions) while protecting the authors' rights of acknowledgment as authors. 

Article approvals

Article approvals are managed by CAUL via a custom publisher platform.

Other charges

Taylor & Francis does charge additional fees for page and/or colour fees. Authors should always check each journal’s submission guidelines to ensure that they will not be subject to any other fees or charges.

Open access workflow

How to submit your article for open access publishing

The following instructions for authors have been provided by the publisher.

- Corresponding Author (CA) submits to an eligible journal 
- The article goes through thorough peer-review 
- If the article is accepted, the CA will receive a notification to let them know
- They will then receive a link to complete their Author Publishing Agreement
- The CA will then need to confirm information such as funding information
- The CA can then request open access funding for their article through the agreement. The system will let them know about the agreement in place with the institution they are affiliated to
- The CA will choose the Creative Commons licence they wish to publish the article under (CCBY or CCBY NC ND for articles in Open Select journals)
- The CA will sign the Author Publishing Agreement
- T&F will then send a notification to the institution to ask them to confirm open access funding approval
- T&F will let the CA know once the article has been approved for open access funding under the agreement
- T&F will also let the CA know if the article is declined for open access funding under the agreement, and the options available to them.

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Contact details

Taylor & Francis

Please email for questions regarding this agreement. Please include your full name, institution, article title, journal name and DOI (if available), and state the reason for your enquiry.


Please email for questions regarding this agreement. Please include your full name, institution, article title, journal name and DOI (if available), and state the reason for your enquiry.