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Institute of Physics

Researchers at Lund University can publish with open access without fees in hybrid journals with the publisher IOP, Institute of Physics.

About the agreement

The agreement admits researchers at Lund University to publish open access free of charge in about 50 of IOP's hybrid journals. Hybrid journals are subscription-based journals with an open access option.

The agreement covers all primary research papers (papers, special issue papers, reviews and letters).

Corresponding author must be affiliated to Lund University and have stated Lund University as their affiliation in the article in order to be able to publish open access within the agreement. Articles will be published under a CC BY license.

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

Journals included

Journals included in this or other current publisher agreements are found by using our search service where all journal titles are listed.

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Workflow for authors

When the corresponding author, submits a manuscript to an IOP journal, it is important to state the affiliation with Lund University and use the institutional e-mail address (ending with “” or “”). In this way, the article is automatically identified as valid for open access publishing within the agreement. If the article is accepted for publication, the University library receives a message to verify the affiliation, and the article becomes openly available directly upon publication.

Also see a detailed description of the workflow at the publisher's website