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Open Access Publishing Agreements: Oxford University Press

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

Agreement details

The IReL-OUP open access publishing agreement allows eligible corresponding authors from UCD to publish original research and review articles open access upon publication at no extra cost.

Agreement period: 1 Jan 2024 – 31 Dec 2026.

OA quota per year (shared among participating institutions):

  • 2024: 151 articles
  • 2025: 159 articles 
  • 2026: 166 articles

What journals are included?

All OUP hybrid journals (subscription journals which include open access content). 

See the list of eligible journals across all IReL OA agreements.

Instructions for authors

Eligible authors: at the time of an article is accepted for publication, the corresponding author must be a current staff member or student of UCD.
OUP will invite eligible corresponding authors to make their articles open access on acceptance, subject to approval by UCD.

Eligible article types: research articles and reviews only. Excluded: book reviews, letters to editor etc.

OA publishing license: journals offer one or more of the following, depending on the journal: CC BY 4.0, CC BY-NC 4.0, and CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.