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Royal Society of Chemistry, RSC

Read- and publish agreement
Authors affiliated to Lund University can publish articles open access free of charge in hybrid journals from Royal Society of Chemistry. The cost is paid through a national agreement.

About the agreement

The agreement covers an unlimited number of articles being published open access. Corresponding author of the article should be affiliated to Lund University. The author can choose between open access or closed publishing (subscription based access only).

Journals included

The agreement applies to articles published in RSCs hybrid journals.

RSC journal titles included in the agreement (PDF)

The agreement does not include the publisher's open access journals: Chemical Science, Nanoscale Advances or RSC Advances. To publish in RSC's open access journals there is the possibility to apply for support from the central LU APC-fund.

Support for publication fees in open access journals

Workflow for authors

Corresponding author of the article should be affiliated to Lund University and submit the article using LU / LTH e-mail. The publisher will offer oa-publishing when an article has been accepted for publishing and inform that the cost is covered by the national agreement. If choosing the open access alternative the article will be made open immediately when published.

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For questions about the agreement or open access publishing in general, please contact:

publicera [at] lub [dot] lu [dot] se