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Open Access Publishing Agreements: Geological Society

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

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Geological Society Open Access Agreement

The UCD-Geological Society open access publishing agreement allows corresponding authors from UCD to publish open access upon publication at no extra cost from 1st January 2021 – 31st December 2023.

Eligible journals

The following journals and book series are included:

  • Journal of the Geological Society Hybrid journal (formerly Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society
  • Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology & Hydrogeology Hybrid journal 
  • Petroleum Geoscience Hybrid journal co-published with EAGE
  • Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis Hybrid journal Co-published with Association of Applied Geochemists 
  • Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society Hybrid journal Published on behalf of the Yorkshire Geological Society 
  • Scottish Journal of Geology Hybrid journal Published on behalf of the Edinburgh and Glasgow geological societies 
  • Special Publications 
  • Memoirs
  • Engineering Geology Special Publications

The agreement is for unlimited open access publishing with no cap. 

Eligible authors

At the time an article is accepted for publication, the corresponding author must be a current staff member or student with UCD. The Geological Society will invite eligible corresponding authors to make their articles open access on submission.

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