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Microbiology Society

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

The open access publishing fee has been pre-paid through an agreement between the library and the Microbiology Society. The agreement applies to open access publishing in hybrid and open access journals from the Microbiology Society.

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.
  • Use your university e-mail ending with The e-mail domain is often used to recognize your eligibility.
  • The agreement applies to articles with a 2022 acceptance date.
  • The agreement applies to primary research papers (papers, special issue papers, reviews and letters).
  • Your article will be published under a CC BY license, or alternatively a CC BY-NC license.

How the publishing process works

Read more about the publishing process on the Microbiology Society website:

Fee-free Open Access

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Discounts for open access publishing fees

Publishing fees for a large number of journals are covered in full or in part by library agreements.