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Open Access: OA Support at WFU

Open Access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. (Peter Suber, "A Very Brief Introduction to Open Access")

Key Resources

Publisher Agreements for Open Access Support

Cambridge University Press

  • Full waiver of APC for WFU or WFSM corresponding authors

  • Authors must opt-in

  • Hybrid open access journals (subscription journals with article-level open access)

  • Research articles, review articles, rapid communications, brief reports, and case reports

  • Accepted for publication between 1 January 2021 and 31 December 2023

For additional information and instructions, use the OA Waivers and Discounts tool.

 

Frontiers

  • 15% discount on APC for WFU authors* pending mediated approval

  • All journals

  • Authors still responsible for paying APC

*Carpenter Library is in negotiations with Frontiers to reach the same agreement for WFSM authors.

 

Karger Publishers

  • Full waiver of APC for WFU or WFSM corresponding authors

  • All open access and hybrid open access journals

 

MDPI

  • 10% automatic discount on APC for WFU or WFSM authors

  • All journals

  • Authors still responsible for paying APC

 

SAGE

  • 10% automatic discount on APC for WFU or WFSM corresponding authors

  • Full open access journals only; hybrid journals are not eligible

 

Wiley

  • Full waiver of APC for WFU or WFSM corresponding authors

  • Authors must opt-in

  • Hybrid open access journals

  • Primary research articles and review articles

  • Accepted for publication after 1 January 2022

 

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