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Open access publishing agreements

As a researcher at Umeå University, you can publish open access free of charge in many journals. This is possible thanks to the library's agreements with several publishers, which you can read more about here. You can also search for specific journals to see if they are included in one of our agreements.

Search for journals included in the agreements

Our agreements with publishers

It is important that you always check the terms and instructions of the agreement that applies to the journal you wish to publish in.

Our agreements for 2023

ACM (Association for Computing Machinery)

ACS (American Chemical Society)

AIP (American Institute of Physics)

APS (American Physical Society)



Cambridge University Press

Company of Biologists




European Respiratory Society


IOP (Institute of Physics)

IOS Press


Mark Allen Healthcare

Microbiology Society

Nature and Nature Research journals

Oxford University Press

PLOS (Public Library of Science)

PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences)

Portland Press

Rockefeller University Press

The Royal Society

RSC (Royal Society of Chemistry)

RSM (Royal Society of Medicine) hybrid journals

RSM (Royal Society of Medicine) open access journals

SAGE hybrid journals

SAGE open access journals

Springer Compact (Springer Nature hybrid journals)

Springer Nature Fully OA

Taylor & Francis


Questions about agreements, open access or copyright?

Please contact the library if you have questions about our publishing agreements or other open access and publishing issues. Choose the subject area "Publishing, theses and research data" in our contact form.

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Latest update: 2023-03-30