Agreements that include Open Access publishing


Authors/researchers that are employed by an institution that subscribes to one of the following agreements have the option of publishing their work open access:

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License Agreement Data Specifications

 

ACS (American Chemical Society)

This agreement runs from the 1st of January 2023 to the 31st of December 2024.

 

Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)

This agreement runs from the 1st of January 2022 to the 31st of December 2024. 

Participating institutions 2022

ACM’s title list. Will be updated consecutively.

Signed license

The agreement includes publishing with a corresponding author affiliated with one of the institutions that are part of Sikt's consortium agreement.

There is unlimited open publication in most journals and conference proceedings. Those not owned by ACM (eg. IEEE) are not part of the agreement (but has reading access).

Author authentication is based on email domain, so it is important that authors use an institutional email address.

ACM Open Access Reporting Dashboard

Publications that have OA-eligible article types: https://libraries.acm.org/subscriptions-access/publications-eligible-for-oa 

More information about this agreement (Norwegian)

 

Cambridge University Press (CUP)

This agreement runs from the 1st of January 2023 to the 31st of December 2024.

 

De Gruyter

This agreement runs from the 1st of January 2021 to the 31st of December 2023.

Researchers based at  UiO, UiB and UiT can publish a number of articles open access in De Gruyter subscription journals, for no extra cost.

Contact your library for more details.

 

Elsevier

The agreement has been renegotiated for 2022-24. 

On Elsevier's web page Elsevier-Unit Agreement you will find a "journal search tool" showing titles eligible for the agreement.

Author publishing workflow

More information about this agreement (Norwegian)

 

Frontiers

This agreement runs from the 1st of January 2023 to the 31st of December 2023.

Authors based at participating institutions can publish in Frontiers titles with 10 % discount. Contact your library for more details.

 

Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)

This agreement runs from the 1st of January 2021 to the 31st of December 2021.

Authors based at participating institutions can publish in MDPI titles with 10 % discount. Contact your library for more details.

 

Open Library of Humanities

This agreement runs from the 1st of January 2022

Open Library of Humanities (OLH) is a so-called "diamond" open access publisher. This means that the journal's costs are covered by sources other than subscription or publication fee (APC). Norwegian research institutions can subscribe for membership for an annual fee, which covers expenses related to the operation of the journals and infrastructure.

Title lists, member lists and other information about the agreement (Norwegian).

 

Oxford University Press Journals (OUPJ)

This agreement runs from the 1st of January 2023 to the 31st of December 2024. 

The agreement includes unlimited open publication in the publisher's hybrid journals. Corresponding author must be associated with one of the institutions participating in the agreement. The date articles are accepted for publication must be within the agreement period. There is a 15% discount for publishing Gold OA.

 

Sage 

This agreement expired on the 1st of January 2023. It is customary for read access to be kept open by the publisher until the end of January whilst negotiations between Sikt and the publisher are ongoing. Reading access is not usually granted beyond January for agreements that have expired. Publishing in Sage journals has been stopped as of 1 January 2023. Updated information will come when Sikt has an agreement with the publisher.

 

SciPost

This agreement runs from the 1st of January 2023.

SciPost is a so-called "diamond" open access publisher. This means that the journal's costs are covered by sources other than subscription or publication fee (APC). Norwegian research institutions can subscribe for membership for an annual fee, which covers expenses related to the operation of the journals and infrastructure.

Title lists, member lists and other information about the agreement (Norwegian).
 

SpringerNature

This agreement runs from the 1st of January 2023 to the 31st of December 2024.

The agreement makes it possible for researchers based at the participating institutions to publish open access in Springer (not Nature) journals.

  • Participants, current year
  • Title list for the current year. Journals marked with "par" are journals where you can both publish and read via the agreement. Journals with "publish_only" and "read_only", respectively, have either only publication or only read access via the agreement. If the journal is not included in the agreement, it is marked "excluded".

Author publishing workflow:

 

Taylor & Francis

This agreement expired on the 1st of January 2023. It is customary for read access to be kept open by the publisher until the end of January whilst negotiations between Sikt and the publisher are ongoing. Reading access is not usually granted beyond January for agreements that have expired. Publishing in T&F journals has been stopped as of 1 January 2023. Updated information will come when Sikt has an agreement with the publisher.

Taylor and Francis Hybrid (Open Select)

From the 1st of January 2020 it will be possible for researchers based at participating institutions to publish open access in T&F hybrid journals.

Taylor and Francis Gold

A supplementary agreement with T&F includes publication in the publisher's gold journals. The agreement gives a discount of 10% on the publication fee (APC) and central invoicing to the institution. Articles published in the gold journals has the same workflow as the hybrid journals.

 

Wiley

This agreement expired on the 1st of January 2023. It is customary for read access to be kept open by the publisher until the end of January whilst negotiations between Sikt and the publisher are ongoing. Reading access is not usually granted beyond January for agreements that have expired. Publishing in Wiley journals has been stopped as of 1 January 2023. Updated information will come when Sikt has an agreement with the publisher.

 

Agreements offering Green Open Access:


Emerald

Archiving articles (Green Open Access): Please note that the agreement with Emerald is not a publish-and read-agreement, but offers green open access: Authors from participating institutions can deposit articles that have been accepted for publishing in a journal published by Emerald and make it openly available. Please note that this relates to the final version of the article before it is published (Author Accepted Manuscript version).

Immediate open access of final version (Gold Open Access): Authors from participating institutions receive a 10 % discount on standard rate APCs.

Emerald's Open Access policy can be found here: http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/openaccess/oa_policies.htm

 

Agreements offering diamond open access:

Norwegian open journals in the social sciences and humanities


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