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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 SAGE hybrid journals (SAGE Choice) from the SAGE Premier package. 12 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 any additional charges, for color illustrations etc., are not covered by the agreement.

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)

More information about SAGE hybrid journals

Some SAGE journals flip to full open access during 2021

The following five SAGE journals have flipped to full open access in 2021. The terms for hybrid journals still apply to these journals during 2021, and the APC is covered in full by the agreement.

  • Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science
  • American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias
  • Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research
  • Health Informatics Journal
  • Journal of Chemical Research

Journals that are not included in the agreement

The following journals do not participate in SAGE Choice:

  • Abstracts in Anthropology
  • Advances in Dental Research
  • British Journalism Review
  • California Management Review
  • A Current Bibliography on African Affairs
  • Handbook of Practice Management
  • Index on Censorship
  • InnovAiT
  • International Political Science Abstracts / Documentation Politique Internationale
  • Journal of the ICRU
  • Pain News
  • 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.