Open access publishing and self-archiving

Contact information

Contact us if you need help or support with open access publishing, self-archiving, or article processing charges (APC) of the journals: openpublishing@oulu.fi

ACM (Association for Computing Machinery)

FinELib’s agreement with ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) allows authors from participating institutions to publish Open Access in ACM’s titles (journals, magazines, conference proceedings) at no additional charge.

The costs of OA publishing are covered by the agreement and paid for from Library budgets.

Your article has been accepted for publishing during 1.7.2022–31.12.2024.

Use your organisational email address when submitting the article (not gmail address etc.).

See FinELib-webpage for eligible titles and detailed instructions.

ACS (American Chemical Society)

FinELib consortium’s agreement with ACS offers authors an opportunity to publish their articles open access during the agreement term 2021 - 2023 without article processing charges (APC). There is a limited amount of free open access articles but they are estimated to cover publications for the contract period.

See FInElib-webpage for further instructions.

BioMed Central

Since the library is a supporting member of BioMed Central, researchers at the University of Oulu get 15 % discount on BioMed Central, Chemistry Central and Springer Open article processing charges.

CUP (Cambridge University Press)

The Read and Publish agreement (1.1.2022-31.12.2022) between Cambridge University Press (CUP) and the University of Oulu gives researchers the possibility to publish their open access articles free of charge. The agreement covers all articles during the agreement term.

For prerequisites for eligibility to publish open access under the agreement and detailed instructions see the CUP website:

Read and Publish agreement with the University of Oulu, Finland

Open Access Waivers and Discounts

DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals

DOAJ lists open access journals; to be able to be included the journal has to fulfil certain prerequisities about openness etc. DOAJ gives also a list of journals withou articles processing charge (other costs may be included).

Elsevier

Under FinELib consortium’s agreement with Elsevier, corresponding authors can publish their articles open access without article processing charge (APC)  in Elsevier hybrid journals eligible for the agreement. There is a limited number of free open access articles available during the agreement period 2021-2023.

For detailed instructions and the list of journals see FinElib webpage.

Elsevier Cell Press

Under FinELib consortium’s agreement with Elsevier, corresponding authors can publish their articles open access without article processing charge (APC)  in Cell Press hybrid journals eligible for the agreement.

There is a limited number of free open access articles available per year.

See FinELib webpage for further instructions.

Emerald

FinELib consortium’s agreement with Emerald offers authors an opportunity to publish their articles under the CC BY-license with a free open access voucher.

The vouchers can be used during the agreement term (1.1.2021–31.12.2023).

In 2022 and 2023 open access publishing is unlimited.

See FInELib webpage for further instructions.

IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)

FinELib consortium’s agreement with IEEE offers authors an opportunity to publish their articles open access during the agreement term 2021 - 2023 without article processing charges (APC). However, the author may be responsible for color, page or reprint charges.

There is a limited amount of free open access articles but they are estimated to cover publications for the contract period.

See FinELib-webpage for detailed instructions.

Nature Research

FinELib consortium’s agreement with Springer Nature includes open access publishing in Nature Research hybrid titles (see journals list) during the agreement term 1.6.2022–31.12.2024 (note that the agreement term may vary depending on the organisation).

The corresponding author does not need to pay an APC (article processing charge). The charges are covered by the agreement.

See FinELib webpage for further information.

OUP (Oxford University Press)

FinELib’s agreement with OUP allows authors from participating institutions to publish Open Access in OUP’s hybrid journals at no additional charge. The costs of OA publishing are covered by the agreement and paid for from Library budgets.

See FinELib webpage for more information.

RSC (Royal Society of Chemistry)

Researchers can publish their articles open access in Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) hybrid journals without additional payment. Open access publishing is free for the researcher, since the costs have been covered as a part of FinELib consortium’s agreement (1.1.2022 – 31.12.2023).

For detailed instructions see FinELib webpage.

SCOAP3

A worldwide consortium initiated by CERN, whose objective is to convert journals in the field of high energy physics into open access journals, regardless of their publisher. The University of Oulu is a member of the SCOAP3 consortium through FinELib.

Springer Nature

FinELib consortium’s agreement with Springer Nature includes open access publishing in Springer’s hybrid titles (see journals list) during the agreement term 1.1.2021–31.12.2023.

The corresponding author does not need to pay an APC (article processing charge). The charges are covered by the agreement.

See FinElib-webpage for detailed instructions.

Taylor & Francis

ARTICLE QUOTA FOR 2022 HAS RUN OUT - FinELib agreement doesn't open articles for the rest of 2022. 

 

Researchers can publish their articles Open Access free of charge in the Taylor & Francis Open Select standard rate journals and in the Open Access journal Annals of Medicine during the agreement period (3.6.2020-31.12.2022). There is a limited number of OA articles available during the agreement period. University of Oulu has joined the agreement starting from 1.1.2021.

More information from FinElib web page.

Wiley

Funds allocated to 2022 have now run out completely. Publishing articles OA is not possible during the remainder of 2022.

FinELib consortium’s agreement with Wiley enables the researchers to publish their articles open access in Wiley’s Full OA and hybrid journals during the agreement term 2020–2022.

In 2020, approximately 53% of articles published by the authors of the subscribing institutions can be published open access without additional charge (Article Processing Charge, APC). In 2021, approximately 75% of articles were published open access without additional cost.

See FinELib-webpage for detailed instructions.

Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott

FinELib consortium’s agreement with Wolters Kluwer Health offers authors an opportunity to publish their articles under the CC BY or CC BY-NC-ND license with a free open access (agreement term 2021-2022). This means that there is no article processing charge for the author. There is a limited amount of free vouchers annually per organization.

See FinElib webpage for further instructions.