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Open access publishing deals

The University of Bergen has Open Access (OA) publishing deals with several academic publishers.

The University of Bergen (UiB) has Open Access (OA) publishing deals with several academic publishers. Some deals offer discounts on article processing charges (APCs) while other deals covers the APCs in full. To be eligible for discounts or payment of the APC, you must be affiliated with UiB and the corresponding author on the publication.

Elsevier

Validity period:1.1.2019-31.12.2020. (Articles must be submitted after January 1, 2019 or published in 2019)
Type of contract:

Read and publish (read access and Article Processing Charges combined in one deal).

Journals covered:

Selected fully Open Access journals and subscription journals that offer Open Access publishing (hybrid) are included in the agreement. 

Titles from societies that are included in the agreement (from October 1, 2019)

Authors eligible:

Corresponding authors affiliated with UiB.

Article types:All article types. 
Licences possible:CC BY og CC BY-NC-ND
Publisher's info:Publisher website
Workflow:

Elsevier will notify the author of the possibility to publish Open Access at no cost during the publication process. Author affiliation to UiB will be confirmed by the university library.

Wiley

Validity period:1.5.2019–31.12.2021. Articles must be accepted after May 1, 2019.
Type of contract:

Read and publish (read access and Article Processing Charges combined in one deal).

Journals covered:

All fully Open Access journals and subscription journals that offer Open Access publishing (OnlineOpen) are included.

Authors eligible:

Corresponding authors affiliated with UiB.

Article types:Primary research and review articles.
Licences possible:Creative Commons. Choice of licenses varies between journals.
Publisher's info:Publisher website
Workflow:

Wiley will notify the author of the possibility to publish Open Access at no cost during the publication process. Author affiliation to UiB will be confirmed by the university library.

Institute of Physics (IoP)

Validity period:1.1.2019–31.12.2019.
Type of contract:

Offsetting (deduction of APCs paid from the library's subscription fees).

Journals covered:

All IOP and selected partner subscription titles that offer a hybrid Open Access option are included in the agreement.

Authors eligible:

Corresponding authors affiliated with UiB.

Article types:All article types.
Licences possible:CC BY
Publisher's info:Publisher website
Workflow:

IoP will notify the author of the possibility to publish Open Access at no cost during the publication process. Author affiliation to UiB will be confirmed by the university library.

Biomed Central og Springer Open

Validity period:Annual
Type of contract:

15% discount on article processing charges (APCs)

Journals covered:

All

Authors eligible:

Corresponding authors affiliated with UiB.

Article types:All article types.
Licences possible:CC BY
Publisher's info:Publisher website
Workflow:

UiB employees that submits an article through the UiB network will be recognized by the IP address and will automatically receive the discount. If an employee submits an article outside the University network, the contributor must chose UiB from a drop down menu and submit their UiB email address to get the discount.