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Open Access Publishing: Oxford University Press (OUP)

The Glucksman Library's guide to assist researchers to publish their work Open Access

Oxford University Press (OUP) Open Access Publishing Deal

This agreement as part of the IReL consortium, covers the period 1 Jan 2024 – 31 Dec 2026. It will allow all accepted articles in Oxford University Press Hybrid journals

 NOTE: This agreement has a limited OA quota per year. We expect it to be used up by the end of the year. Any updates will be posted on this page.



What journals are covered

Approximately 10,000 journals are covered by IReL agreements.  IReL have created a google doc that is updated regularly with all the journal titles covered by this agreement

Columns G and H of the linked spreadsheet will also give an indication if a fund is due to run out before the year end and the projected date it will run out. 

Author Information

For articles accepted from April 2021: eligible corresponding authors will be invited to make their articles open access on acceptance.

For articles accepted between January 2021 and March 2021: eligible corresponding authors will be contacted by OUP in late April 2021, inviting them to make the article open access retrospectively. 

Further information

Author affiliations

Corresponding authors must be a current staff member or student of UL.  

In the article submission process you must correctly identify your institution.

You should use your UL email address when submitting your article. 

If your manuscript is accepted for publication, the publisher will give you the opportunity to make your article Open Access and apply a Creative Commons license. The publisher will then contact the participating institution to confirm your eligibility under the agreement.