Good news for researchers: over 7700 journals now offer Open Access publishing
Did you know that many journals from top publishers offer Open Access publishing free of charge?
To encourage VU and VUmc researchers to publish in Open Access, the University Library has made arrangements with several publishers offering VU and VUmc scientists a discount on publication costs, and in many cases the possibility of publishing Open Access free of charge. Currently more than 7700 journals are included in the agreements, of which more than 4,000 titles have an impact factor with more than 1,000 in the 1st quartile.
The University Library has made arrangements with the following publishers: American Chemical Society, Biomed Central, Brill, British Medical Journal, Elsevier, Emerald, Karger, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, MDPI, Royal Society of Chemistry, SAGE, SpringerNature, Taylor & Francis, Routledge and Walter de Gruyter. Details on the procedure and workflow of each publisher can be found on the website of the University Library.
For questions about the deals or any other questions regarding Open Access, please contact the Open Access team.