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All elegible titles to publish in open access through University transformative agreements

Find here elegible titles list to publish in open access through University transformative agreements. Subjects of the individual publishers have been standardized to improve the research experience.
The list can be checked with ANVUR updated list

This page is a work in progress: check regularly for any updates

 

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AAAS (Science)

2020-2024 agreement, signed through CRUI-CARE

Contents: access to the following e-journals: Science, Science Translational Medicine and Science Signaling 

Green Open Access: you can deposit on your personal website or into  AIR  the 'Accepted Version' of your paper (the version of the manuscript accepted for publication by AAAS, including changes resulting from peer review, but prior to AAAS copy editing), provided that a hyperlink to the paper is included on the Science website and the 'Accepted Version' is marked with the following notice: 'This is the author’s version of the work. It is posted here by permission of AAAS for personal use, not for redistribution. The final version was published in [Science Journal Title] on [Volume number and date], DOI: [enter DOI number]'.

For works that AAAS publishes with a Creative Commons License, it will make the final published version of the work freely accessible.


ACS

2020-2023 agreement, signed through CRUI-CARE

Offset Read & Publish agreement

Contents:

Subscription with access to the publisher's full catalogue "ALL PUBS", including offset content or an OA publishing option for University faculty with a CC-BY publication license.

OA publications management:

Availability of an increasing number of tokens over the 4-year period. Corresponding authors affiliated may choose to publish their work Open Access and they must use their institutional address and email address when the work is accepted, in order to be identified as a University author on the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) dedicated platform "Rightslink for Scientific Communications", integrated with the ACS website. The agreement allows for OA publishing with author's copyright.

Please find attached the list of ACS titles for publication in 2022 with recommendation to filter on titles marked as SUBSCRIPTION

CRUI-CARE centrally manages authorizations to monitor the institution's annual consumption, in close cooperation with the University's Digital Library Office.

For information: APC.bibliotecadigitale@unimi.it    


BioMed Central

Annual Membership

Contents: over 500 journals covering a broad range of topics: science and technology, medicine, engineering, chemistry and mathematics.

Gold Open Access with discounts: 15% discount on Gold OA publishing fees for each BioMed Central or SpringerOpen journal, under the University's Digital Library annual membership. There are no additional costs for colour tables and images.

How to get the discount
If you send the article from a University IP, the discount will be applied automatically.
If you send the article from an external IP, select the option I believe that I am covered by an institutional membership arrangement on the 'APC arrangement' page and then select the name of our university, Università degli Studi di Milano, from the drop-down menu.
Please find attached detailed instructions to get the discount.
For information: APC.bibliotecadigitale@unimi.it

 


BMJ British Medical Journal

2021 agreement, signed through CRUI-CARE (technical extension of the 2017-2020 agreement)

CIG  7142873544

Contents: access to journals in the BMJ catalogue.

Green Open Access: you can publish post-print versions of your articles on your personal website and/or in AIR. Preview articles are subject to different embargoes depending on the journal: https://authors.bmj.com/policies/publication-embargo/ 

Discounts on APCs: Affiliated UNIMI corresponding authors are intitled to obtain 25% discount on APCs required for the publication of OA articles in the following journals   
Remember to mention the CIG 7142873544 number of the national CRUI-CARE agreement to be recognized as a University author.

 


BMJ Case Reports

It is possible to consult clinical cases or make a case submission with an access code to be requested by following the BMJ Case Report instructions.
    
For information: APC.bibliotecadigitale@unimi.it


Cambridge University Press 2022

Transformative Agreement Cambridge University Press 2022 CARE-CRUI

Contents: access to the Full Collection and corresponding authors affiliated to Università degli Studi di Milano may publish open access in CUP's hybrid or fully open access (gold) journals at no cost. Voucher are unlimited. 

Green Open Access: University authors can self-archive their papers in the version accepted for publication on their website or into the Institutional repository without embargo.

OA publications management: corresponding authors may choose to publish their work open access and they must use their institutional address and email address during the submission process. Author is identified as a University author through the Ringgold Identifier system on the publisher's platform already in use. The agreement allows for OA publishing with author's copyright.

Article types eligible under this agreement are: research articles, review articles, rapid communications, brief reports, case reports

Standard license is CC-BY, but CA affiliated can choose other Creative Commons.

 


De Gruyter

2020-2022 agreement, signed through CRUI-CARE

Read & Publish agreement

Contents: subscription with access to the full catalogue of journals and the option for University authors to publish scientific articles with the CC-BY Open Access license in hybrid journals. The articles set out in the agreement for OA publication are original papers, review papers and case reports.

It is also possible to publish in 109 Gold Open Access (OA) journals with a 20% discount on the APC price list for payments made after publication, or 25% on a pre-payment basis, and a deposit account of € 5,000. Check the "APC fee" column for list prices, ranging from € 500 to € 2,250.

Management of OA publications: availability of an increasing number of tokens over the 3-year period. Corresponding authors affiliated may choose to publish their work Open Access and they must use their institutional address and email address during the submission process, in order to be identified as a University author. The agreement allows for OA publishing with author's copyright.

CRUI-CARE centrally manages authorizations to monitor the institution's annual consumption, in close cooperation with the University's Digital Library Office. 


For information: APC.bibliotecadigitale@unimi.it 

 


Elsevier


2018-2022 agreement, signed through CRUI-CARE

CIG 7066024B75

Contents: access to over 2,000 journals from Elsevier's Freedom Collection.

Green Open Access: you can deposit pre-print and post-print articles into AIR; for each single journal, please refer to the file on the publisher's website

Discounts on APCs: you can publish in hybrid OA with the following discounts on APCs over the contractual period:
2018-2019 Discount 20%
2020-2021 Discount 15%
2022 Discount 10%
Make sure you mention the CRUI-CARE agreement CIG number to get the above discounts. For more detailed information visit the publisher's webpage or write to APC.bibliotecadigitale@unimi.it 
 


IEEE 2022-2024

Transformative Agreement IEEE 2022 - 2024 CARE-CRUI

Contents:
access to the platform IEEE and corresponding authors affiliated to Università degli Studi di Milano may publish open access in IEEE hybrid or fully open access (gold) journals at no cost without limit of number of voucher

Green Open Access: 
University authors can self-archive their papers in the version accepted for publication on their website or into the Institutional repository 

OA publications management:
corresponding authors may choose to publish their work open access and they must use their institutional address and email address during the submission process. Author is identified as a University author through the Ringgold Identifier system on the publisher's platform already in use for the management of the publishing process. The agreement allows for OA publishing with author's copyright.

Article types eligible under this agreement:

  • Regular Paper
  • Review Paper
  • Brief
  • Invited
  • Survey

The IEEE Care-CRUI agreement is active as of 1 August 2022 and includes the article processing charge (APC) for corresponding authors affiliated with participating institutions. The agreement does not include page and color charges and does not apply to IEEE conferences.


Institute of Physics

Transformative Agreement IOP 2022 - 2025 CARE-CRUI

Contents: access to IOP SCIENCE and corresponding authors affiliated to Università degli Studi di Milano may publish unlimited articles in open access in IOP hybrid or fully open access (gold) journals at no cost

Green Open Access: University authors can self-archive their papers in the version accepted for publication on their website or into the Institutional repository (12 months embargo).

OA publications management: corresponding authors may choose to publish their works in open access and they must use their institutional email address @unimi.it during the submission process.

Eligible Authors will be identified through at least one of the following parameters: institution name / affiliation or e-mail domain @unimi.it. The agreement allows for OA publishing with author's copyright and license CC-BY 4.0.
Final versions of accepted articles (Version of Record) will be published online without delay and in the first instance open access. The accepted articles published in the Publisher’s Journals will be hosted by the Publisher in the same manner as the Subscribed Products licensed under this contract in the IOPscience platform.

Article types eligible under this agreement are paper, special issue paper, review and/or letter (intended to cover all original research and review type content).

Affiliations will be finally approved by the Approval Manager of Università degli Studi di Milano.


Kluwer Law International

2021-2023 agreement, signed through CRUI-CARE

Contents: access to Kluwer Law's full collection.

Green Open Access: University authors can publish the post-print version of their articles on their personal websites and/or in AIR.

 


Lippincott

2021-2023 agreement, signed through CRUI-CARE
Read & Publish agreement


Contents: subscription with access to 97 biomedical journals and the option for University authors to publish scientific articles with an Open Access license in 180 hybrid journals and with a CC BY- NC-ND 4.0 license in 2 hybrid journals as set out in the attached list. The articles set out in the agreement for OA publication are original papers and review papers.

Green Open Access: you can deposit the final manuscript subject to peer review or the post-print (i.e. the final version of the paper before it is sent off to the journal for publication) into the institutional research repository (AIR), after 12 months from the publication of the final article in the publisher's journals.

Management of OA publications: corresponding authors affiliated may choose to publish their work Open Access and they must use their institutional address and email address during the submission process, in order to be identified as a University author, on the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) dedicated platform "Rightslink for Scientific Communications" made available by the publisher. The agreement allows for OA publishing with author's copyright.

Please find attached the authors guide
Please find more information about CRUI Agreement in the publisher's website

CRUI-CARE centrally manages authorizations to monitor the institution's annual consumption, in close cooperation with the University's Digital Library Office.

For information: APC.bibliotecadigitale@unimi.it


MDPI

The Digital Library has joined MDPI's  Institutional Open Access Program (IOAP). The programme allows University authors to publish their papers in MDPI's Gold Open Access journals with a 10% discount on APCs. Please always use your institutional email account for submissions, in order to be recognized as a University author.

The discount also extends to the publication of OA academic books.

The invoicing of articles covered by the University APC fund is managed centrally through the email account  APC.bibliotecadigitale@unimi.it

 


Il Mulino

2019-2022 agreement

Contents: access to all Il Mulino titles.

Green Open Access: University authors can publish the post-print version of their articles on their personal websites and/or in AIR and make it available Open Access. The deposit must take place in compliance with the agreements entered into by individual authors and the publisher's statement on Sherpa/Romeo. The deposited version must mention the source and include a link to the source made available by the publisher.

 


Oxford University Press

2023 agreement, signed through CRUI-CARE 

Contents: access to Oxford University Press' full collection.

Green Open Access: University authors can publish the post-print version of their articles on their personal websites and/or in AIR with different embargoes for each journal on the Oxford University Press webpage

Gold Open Access titles are eligibles for request APC central financement

 


RSC 2022 - 2024

Transformative Agreement IEEE 2022 - 2024 CARE-CRUI

Contents:
access to the ejournals RSC and corresponding authors affiliated to Università degli Studi di Milano may publish open access in RSC hybrid .

Green Open Access: 
University authors can self-archive their papers in the version accepted after 12 months embargo for publication on their website or into the Institutional repository.

OA publications management:
corresponding authors may choose to publish their work open access and they must use their institutional address and email address during the submission process. Author is identified as a University author on the publisher's platform already in use for the management of the publishing process. The agreement allows for OA publishing with author's copyright.

In case of articles published by multiple authors only the submitting corresponding author who submitted the article may qualify as an Affiliated Author

 

Article types eligible under this agreement:

  • Analysis
  • Application
  • Chemistry Frontiers
  • Communication
  • Concise Article
  • Critical Review
  • Edge Article
  • Emerging Area
  • Feature Article
  • Focus
  • Forum
  • Frontier
  • Highlight
  • Letter
  • Method
  • Mini-review
  • New Product Update
  • Opinion
  • Paper
  • Perspective
  • Research Article
  • Review Article
  • Synopsis
  • Technical Innovation
  • Technical Note
  • Tutorial Account
  • Tutorial Review
  • Viewpoint

SCOAP3

2017-2019 agreement, signed through CRUI-CARE

Contents: access to full OA journals included in the project.

Discounts on APCs: with SCOAP3, OA publishing costs are fully borne by the University. All articles are published Open Access with a Creative Commons CC-BY reuse license. No direct payment is required from the author, who maintains copyright.

 


Springer Nature

2020-2024 agreement, signed through CRUI-CARE
Read & Publish agreement


Contents

The agreement includes a subscription to e-journals and the option of OA publishing for University authors in hybrid journals (Open Choice Standard Journals) available on the SpringerLink platform. The number of OA publications covered by the agreement has been increasing over the five-year contractual period.
Since 2023, journals that switch from hybrid model to gold OA model, continue to remain elegible for the OA publication.
Here you can find the 2023 titles switched to gold model, elegible for OA publication under the contract’s year 2023.



Green Open Access

Upon acceptance of the publication, authors can self-archive their AAM on their personal website and into AIR with an embargo period of 12 months, with the following mention: 'Version following the peer review process, pending the review of the article as published in [enter journal title]. The authenticated final version is available online at: http://dx.doi.org/ [enter DOI]

These guidelines do not apply to articles published in Open Choice Journals with an Open Access license. They are immediately available Open Access.

OA publications management

University corresponding authors can publish their papers Open Access provided they are original papers and review papers, as required by the agreement.

Original paper – a standard article, usually presenting new findings; it may also be referred to as original research, original article or research paper.

Review paper – a standard article with an interpretation of previously published findings.

The papers are mostly published with a Creative Commons CC-BY license, or a CC-BY-NC license for a small number of journals (link to the list). Under this publishing model the author maintains copyright. 

Upon completion of the peer-review process and acceptance of the article by the journal, corresponding author will select the University as his/her institution of affiliation before taking the Open Access option. Please find the Author Journey
Upon completion of this process, the affiliation will be validated by the Digital Library Office.

For any queries: springer.OA@unimi.it


Verduci Editore - European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences

The agreement with the publisher allows University authors to publish in the gold Open Access journal "European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences" with a 15% discount on the final APC.
For fees and guidelines check the publisher's web page and information document.

The Publishing Manager system requires the University corresponding author to submit the paper from his/her institutional e-mail (@unimi) by checking the 'UNIMI' box in the 'Special Issue' item.

For information:  APC.bibliotecadigitale@unimi.it


Wiley

2020-2023 Wiley Online Library Agreement and OA Rights, signed through CRUI-CARE

Contents: Subscription with access to the publisher's catalogue "Database Model" with the option of Open Access publishing for University faculty with a CC-BY license in the publisher's Open Hybrid journals.
It is specified that during the term of the contract, the journals that switch from the hybrid model to the gold model, will not exit from the contract but will continue to remain the object of the contract.
Here you can find the 2022 titles swithed to gold model, elegible for OA publication under the contract

Green Open Access: University authors can self-archive their papers in the version accepted for publication on their website or into the Institutional repository  with an embargo period of 12 months for the STM area and 24 months for the HSS area.

OA publications management: corresponding authors affiliated may choose to publish their work Open Access and they must use their institutional address and email address during the submission process. The author is identified as a University author through the Ringgold Identifier system on the publisher's platform already in use for the management of the publishing process. The agreement allows for OA publishing with author's copyright.

The articles that can be published Open Access are original research articles and review articles.

Upon completion of the peer-review process and acceptance of the article by the journal, corresponding author will select the University as his/her institution of affiliation before taking the Open Access option. Upon completion of this process, the affiliation will be validated by the Digital Library Office.

Please find information about extra costs

For information:  APC.bibliotecadigitale@unimi.it