The Company of Biologists
Read- and publish agreement
Researchers at Lund University can use agreements to publish open access with easy handling of the administrative processes and negotiated costs. Read more about the terms of the agreement here.
About the agreement
The agreement allows open access publishing in all journals from The Company of Biologists for Lund University researchers. Initially the cost of publishing is paid by the University Library.
The corresponding author must be affiliated with Lund University, and the affiliation must be stated in the article. The agreement is valid for articles of the type original research papers.
Articles are published under the license CC BY.
Journals included in current publisher agreements are found by using our search service where all journal titles are listed. There are no separate journal lists for each agreement.
Workflow for authors
State the affiliation to Lund University and always use the LU / LTH e-mail when submitting the manuscript. Follow the guide at the publisher’s website, make sure to select “Open access” when prompted.
Publishing costs at Lund University
Parts of the costs of publishing, both within the agreements and those paid with the extra publishing support, are later invoiced to the faculties. Depending on how your faculty chooses to handle the costs, you may have to pay a part of the publication fee at a later stage.
For questions about the agreement or open access publishing, please contact:
publicera [at] lub [dot] lu [dot] se (publicera[at]lub[dot]lu[dot]se)