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RSC (Royal Society of Chemistry)

Umeå University researchers can publish open access at no cost in the Royal Society of Chemistry journals. Read more about the terms of our agreement with the publisher for 2024 and what it means for you here.

The open access publishing fee (APC, article processing charge) ​has been pre-paid through an agreement between the library and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). The agreement applies to open access publishing in hybrid journals, RSC Gold Collection, and the open access journal RSC Advances. Other open access journals are not included in the agreement.

Terms and conditions

  • You must be the corresponding author, i.e., the one handling communication with the publisher and journal.
  • Your Umeå University affiliation must be stated in the published article.
  • You must use your university email ending with @umu.se in order to be identified as an Umeå University affiliated author.
  • Your article will be published under a CC BY or CC BY-NC license.

How the publishing process works

Do not sign the standard licence for publishing. Upon acceptance of your manuscript, you will be able to choose and sign a CC BY or CC BY-NC licence.

Read more about the publishing process at the RSC website:

RSC Read and publish

Latest update: 2024-04-26