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Open Access Publishing Agreements: Springer

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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Agreement details

The open access publishing agreement with Springer allows corresponding authors from UCD to publish articles open access in more than 2000 Springer hybrid journals upon publication at no extra cost.

Eligible Journals:

Over 2000 Springer hybrid journals are included in the agreement. Check the list of participating journals on the agreement page on

Articles accepted for publication between 1 April 2021 and 31 December 2024 are eligible.

Eligible Authors:

Springer will invite eligible authors to publish the article open access on acceptance at no extra cost, subject to approval by UCD. At the time an article is accepted for publication, the corresponding author must be a current UCD staff member or student.

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