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SAGE hybrid journals

Umeå University researchers can publish open access at no cost in SAGE hybrid 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 SAGE. The agreement applies to those SAGE hybrid journals from the SAGE Premier package that participate in SAGE Choice. Eight journals are not included as they do not participate in SAGE Choice.

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.
  • Your article will be published under a CC BY license.
  • Please note that the agreement does not cover any additional charges, such as page charges or charges for colour illustrations.

How the publishing process works

Upon acceptance, you will receive an email from the publisher with a link to the SAGE Open Access Portal (SOAP). Follow the instructions in the portal.

Read more about the publishing process at the SAGE website:

SAGE – Sweden (Bibsam)

Journals that are not included in the agreement

The following journals do not participate in SAGE Choice:

  • Abstracts in Anthropology
  • Advances in Dental Research
  • A Current Bibliography on African Affairs
  • Index on Censorship
  • InnovAiT
  • International Political Science Abstracts
  • Journal of the Intensive Care Society
  • Phi Delta Kappan

More information and contact

Discounts for open access publishing fees

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