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Open Access Publishing Agreements: Sage Publishing

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

Sage Publishing open access deal

Agreement details

The open access publishing agreement with SAGE allows eligible corresponding authors in participating institutions to publish original research and review articles open access in SAGE hybrid journals upon publication at no extra cost.

Agreement Details

Eligible journals: All SAGE Choice hybrid journals at no extra cost.

There is a 20% article processing charge (APC) discount for most SAGE Gold journals (fully open access journals) 

Eligible authors: at the time an article is accepted for publication, the corresponding author must be a current staff member or student with a participating institution. SAGE will invite eligible corresponding authors to make their articles open access on acceptance.

Note - For articles accepted between 1 January 2021 and 19 March 2021 eligible corresponding authors will be contacted by SAGE in late April 2021, inviting them to make the article open access retrospectively.

Further information

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