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The Electrochemical Society

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 discount

Researchers at Lund University can publish open access in the two hybrid journals Journal of the Electrochemical Society and ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, published by The Electrochemical Society. Hybrid journals are subscription-based journals with an open access option.

Initially the cost of publishing is paid by the University Library.

The corresponding author must be affiliated with Lund University. Authors can select either CC BY or CC BY-NC-ND licenses.

Information about Creative Commons licenses on the Royal Library's website

Workflow for authors

State the affiliation to Lund University and make sure to use the institutional e-mail address when submitting a manuscript. In the publisher’s system for handling the submission process, select “ECS Plus” under “Step 6 - Open Access Waivers, Charges and Credits” in order to make use of the agreement.

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.

Read more about costs for publishing open access at Lund University


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)