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 grants researchers at Lund University open access publishing in all IOS Press’ journals. This includes both hybrid as well as fully open access journals. The agreement covers all article types. Initially the cost of publishing is paid by the University Library.
Articles are published with a CC-BY license.
The 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.
Publishing within the agreement applies to articles accepted for publication after January 1st, 2021.
Journals included in this or other current publisher agreements are found by using our search service where all journal titles are listed.
Search for journals included in current publishing agreements
Workflow for authors
State the affiliation to Lund University and always use the LU / LTH e-mail in contact with the publisher.
More information about the agreement and workflow for authors can be found on the publisher's website.
See the more detailed instructions on the publisher’s website
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