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Information for Authors from the UK
Effective 1st January 2016, Authors from institutions which are participating in the De Gruyter Jisc Collections SMP eJournals offer may publish primary research and review articles in open access in any of De Gruyter’s Online hybrid OA journals at a discount of 90% of the APC price.
The article's corresponding author must be from an eligible university and the article must have been accepted on or after 1st January 2016.
Eligible Authors may include and make available the final version (Publisher PDF version) in the institutional repository of the Institution and on the personal web pages of the employee concerned.
Articles are made available under the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 or the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 4.0 License.
- University of Manchester
- Imperial College London
- Lancaster University
- University College London
- University of Exeter
- University of Sussex (effective Jan 2017)
- University of St Andrews
University of St Andre
Teaching and research staff employed by or otherwise accredited to one of the Institutions as well as students enrolled or accredited to one of the Institutions.
In case of articles published by multiple authors, the corresponding author will be the Eligible author. Corresponding author shall be the author who signs the publishing agreement.
Authors are only eligible once they have signed the then current open access publishing agreement with the Publisher. Currently this agreement refers to the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 or the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 4.0 License for a few journals.
ELIGIBLE ARTICLE TYPES
The following standards have to be met by the open access articles:
- Articles have to be original and not infringe on any law and/or third party right and meet ethical standards.
- Original Paper – Standard article, usually presenting new results; articles published under this article type may also be referred to as Original Research, Original Article, Original Paper or Research Paper
- Review Paper – Standard article, interpreting previously published results.
- Brief Communication – Short article submitted for rapid publication that exhibits the same structure as a standard article.
- Continuing Education – Article forming integral part of further education (usually medical).
- Case Reports – Articles in medical journals.
HOW TO PUBLISH YOUR ARTICLE IN OPEN ACCESS
Submit Your Article to the De Gruyter journal editors with a request to publish in hybrid Open Access. Instructions on how to submit are specified on each journal webpage under the Submission of Manuscripts tab.
De Gruyter Open Access Funding Manager refers your paper to the Open Access Contact at your institution who checks your affiliation with the Institution Payment Administrator (IPA) and the eligibility of the journal.
If eligible, 100% of the APC fee is paid up front.
90% of the APC will be deducted from the following year’s subscription invoice.
De Gruyter Open Access Funding Manager issues a Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 and the article is published in Open Access.
Your article will be made open access immediately on publication.
For any questions, please contact Magda Dolińska-Rydzek, Open Access Funding Manager at de Gruyter: Magda.Dolinska.Rydzek [ at ] degruyteropen.com