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Open Access Publishing Agreements: American Psychological Association (APA)

Discover the current open access publishing agreements in place, allowing options for publishing research open access at no cost to the author.

Agreement details

This agreement gives current staff and students at participating institutions:

  • Access to PsycINFO and PsycArticles. 
  • The ability to make their APA articles open access without the author paying an article processing charge (APC).

Agreement period: 1 Aug 2022 – 31 Dec 2024.
OA quota: unlimited.

What journals are included?

All hybrid journals published by APA. See the list of all journals (including APA) covered under IReL open access agreements.

Further information

Information on APA website - overview on how authors should navigate the submission process under IreL Read & Publish agreement.

Instructions for authors

Eligible authors: the corresponding author must be a current staff member or student of a participating institution at the time the article is accepted for publication. Requests for OA are subject to approval by participating institutions.

Eligible article types: original, peer-reviewed research articles.

OA publishing license: CC-BY only.