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Open Access Publishing Agreements: American Institute of Physics (AIP)

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 current content from AIP’s subscription journals.
  • The ability to make their articles accepted for publication in eligible AIP journals open access without the author paying an article processing charge (APC).

Agreement period: 1 Jan 2023 – 31 Dec 2025.
OA quota per year: 30 articles per year. Allocated across the participating institutions on a first-com-first-served basis.

What journals are included?

The majority of AIP’s journals, except their fully open access journals and certain subscription-only journals (see Appendix B, page 10 of the agreement).

See the list of all journals (including AIP) included in IReL open access agreements.

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: primary research article, review article, perspective article, tutorial article.

OA publishing license: eligible articles will be published under a CC-BY license. Authors retain copyright, while granting the publisher an exclusive license to publish. Further information here.