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An overview of agreements between Dutch university libraries and traditional academic publishers with an open access element starting in 2015. For each publisher the number of open access publications is added.

On a regular base Dutch scientists opt for publishers which business model is based on pure open access. Of the major publishers the publication numbers are also available.

Overview of journal titles

Surfmarket is involved in the negotiations with the publishers and helps to inform scientists on the practical implications. They made a total list of more than 7,455 journals in which corresponding authors of Dutch universities and academic hospitals can publish in open access for free or with a substantial discount. This list is updated two times a year.

Open access publications per publisher sorted by year

This data has been updated on 02 March 2017.

Open access publications per year sorted by publisher

This data has been updated on 02 March 2017. These figures are indicative: no rights can be derived from them.

All publishers listed

Publisher Deal duration Status licence Terms and conditions More info
American Chemical Society (ACS) 2017-2021
Finalised licence
  • Corresponding authors whose articles are accepted by ACS, will be granted automatically an ACS AuthorChoice Open Access License CC-BY-NC-ND. A corresponding author participate in the open-access program, for a journal article, if he/she provides to ACS, at submission, an institution name, and an email address extension, which should be associated with the institution.
  • If an author did not use an email extension  associated with their qualifying institution (for example gmail), or did not pick the proper institution from the drop down list, the article will not be published as open access.
  • The involved institution will be able to request the article to be published in open access until three months after acceptance. All exceptions will need to be approved by authors or open access contactpersons at the institution and communicated to Pim Slot (SURF) or Just de Leeuwe (UKB). They will contact the ACS-administrators.
  • The list of participating ACS-members contains all Dutch universities, including Academic Medical Centres, with the exception of Erasmus University and Tilburg University. Other partners of this agreement are FOM-institute AMOLF and Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW)
  • The agreement covers all 57 ACS subscription titles, open access titles ACS Central Science and ACS Omega are excluded

More information on the nature of this agreement is published on ACS Author & Reviewer resource center

See also the the VSNU website on this agreement

Elsevier 2016-2018
Finalised licence
  • All accepted articles by corresponding authors of Dutch universities in the selected 276 journals by Elsevier are eligible for open access publication without extra cost. This is 20% of the licensed journal package.
  • In 2018 this percentage will be raised to 30%.

More info

 

Emerald Publishing group 2016-2018
Finalised licence
  • Emerald will issue 30 open access vouchers to authors at Dutch universities in 2017 and in 2018: 45 vouchers. 
  • These vouchers can be used for all periodicals issued by Emerald and can be requested via the open access contact person at the library of the respective institute before the acceptance of the article.
  • The contact person will then submit a request to Emeralds accountmanager Sonja Spretis
  • the Emerald open access workflow visually presented
  • Emerald shows the open access message in Publishing services.

Emerald open access partnership page

Karger 2016-2017
Finalised licence
  • Nine university libraries have an agreement with Karger.
  • Researchers affiliated with those institutions may publish at no additional cost in all Karger journals as corresponding author. Verification must be done by the participating institutions within three days after Kargers sends them a mail. Authors automatically give a CC-NC-ND 4.0.license.

See Kargers website and select Netherlands in the pulldown menu to see which universities are involved.

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins LWW 2017-2019
Finalised licence

Articles by corresponding authors from Dutch Universities will be able to publish open access free of charge during 2017-2019 in 228 hybrid journals. Fully open access journals are excluded. Included are: original and review articles, systematic reviews, meta-analysis, full case reports and series published in hybrid journals. On acceptance, authors should contact their library for an "APC Waiver" code, which the author can use in Wolters Kluwer’s payment system to ensure the open access fee is waived.

License of the publications is:  CC BY NC ND

Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 2017
In negotiation

Corresponding authors who are affiliated to the Eindhoven University of Technology (38), Delft University of Technology (30) and Leiden University (21) and who qualify as Eligible Authors are allowed to publish a the labeled amount of articles, in open access in the Journals at no direct costs to them.

Publishing in open access  by authors affiliated to the other Institutions participating in this agreement (Radboud University Nijmegen, VU University Amsterdam, Maastricht University, University of Amsterdam, University of Groningen, University of Twente, Utrecht University and Wageningen University) at a discount of 15% of the APC list price.

Articles are made available under the Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 or the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 3.0 License

available RSC journals

Excluded journal titles of the agreement: Chemical Science (Gold OA Journal) , Chemistry World, RSC Advances (Gold OA journal) There is a reduced APC fee of £750 (first two years) for authors wishing to publish in this journal.

 

SAGE 2017-2019
Finalised licence
  • The corresponding author should be recognized as an researcher of a Dutch university, based on a proper e-mail affiliation
  • The 100% discount applies for 786 subscription titles, all universities are included in the deal
  • SAGE has to ask for permission for the 100% discount to learned societies, who take advantage of the SAGE-platform. This applies for 40 journals, identified by the addition: "ask the library"
  • After acceptance of the paper, as described above, the author will receive an e-mail from SAGE with a form about the nature of the Dutch agreement. As next step a application form must be filled in and returned immediately in order to publish the paper open access without cost. On the form you will be asked for a code, which you do not need to fill in
  • A discount of 20% can be requested for 84 full open access journals. This workflow is under construction

 

SAGE published information of the Dutch deal

Springer 2017
Finalised licence
  • Articles by corresponding authors from Dutch univerities and the KNAW will be published in open access, at no cost to the author. If this number is reached will terminate the agreement and items will no longer be eligible for open access. There is a maximum of 2,200 items. If this number is reached the agreement will terminate and items will no longer be eligible for open access.
  • The agreement applies to some 1,700 journals within the Springer OpenChoice programme, with the exception of titles from learned societies, BioMedCentral and SpringerOpen.

The agreement explained by Springer

Taylor & Francis 2016-2017
Finalised licence
  • As of 2016, corresponding authors connected to a Dutch university or University Medical Hospital will be able to publish open access free of charge in more than 2.300 Taylor & Francis and Routledge hybrid journals.
  • If a paper submitted to an Open Select journal is accepted for publication after peer review, the correponding author will receive an email asking to choose an open access publishing agreement. Please go ahead and select the Creative Commons license of your choice. You will not need to pay an article publishing charge (APC) to make your article open access
  • Some articles which are not original research papers, such as Editorials, Announcements, and Book Reviews, are not covered by this open access publishing agreement.

T&F Open access publishing for researchers in the Netherlands

Thieme 2016-2018
Finalised licence
  • Universiteit Leiden, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Technische  Universiteit Eindhoven en de Universiteit Maastricht, have a license-agreement with Thieme.
  • As a result their authors can benefit from a disount of 25% on the APC's for 52 Thieme journals.
  • Corresponding authors, affiliated of one of those universities do not pay € 2.500. but € 1.875.

More information on Thiemes site

 

Walter de Gruyter 2016-2018
Finalised licence
  • Effective 1st January 2016, corresponding authors from an institution affiliated with the Association of Dutch Universities may publish primary research and review articles in open access in any of De Gruyter’s hybrid journals at a discount of 90% of the APC price.
  • When submitting the article the author pays nothing. At the beginning of the next license year Walter de Gruyter provides participating institutions an overview of published articles in open access. Walter de Gruyter then calculates 10% of the setting. This invoice and is paid by the participating institutions.
  • Upon submitting the article the author should used the email domain of the institution. Walter de Gruyter first checks whether an author is eligible to publish the article in open access (ie, whether the institution has a subscription used in the magazine and that the corresponding author uses the email domain of the institution). The publisher then asked to confirm the affiliation by sending an mail to the institution's open access contact. 
  • Effective 24th of January 2017, all Dutch universities are members of the open access Institutional membership. Under the terms of the agreement the members are entitles to benefit from a 20% discount on open access fees for pure open access publications. The portfolio consists of over 500 open access peer-reviewed journals, books en bookchapters

See Walter de Gruyters website.

Wiley
Finalised licence
  • An agreement between Dutch universities and Wiley starts as of 4 March 2016 on open access publishing in 1400 hybrid journals. Corresponding authors of Dutch universities should indicate, when their article has been accepted, that the article must be published in open access. This goes without extra charges for the authors.
  • Authors need to choose this open access option in the publication process. At the moment an author receives a message that his or her article has been accepted, the Wiley “author services pages” show how the author can select this option. The APC is also presented on this page. The author needs to select in the drop-down menu (Funder/Institution payment) his or her Dutch university, thereby indicating that the APC is covered via the agreement. 
  • Wiley also publishes 60 full open access journals; those are not covered in this agreement. 

See the workflow on Wileys website. It is compliant with the NWO grant requirements. A fowchart with submission steps is available. For further information please refer to the Q&A’s.

 

All publishers listed

Looptijd deal
2017-2021
Status licentie
Finalised licence
Voorwaarden
  • Corresponding authors whose articles are accepted by ACS, will be granted automatically an ACS AuthorChoice Open Access License CC-BY-NC-ND. A corresponding author participate in the open-access program, for a journal article, if he/she provides to ACS, at submission, an institution name, and an email address extension, which should be associated with the institution.
  • If an author did not use an email extension  associated with their qualifying institution (for example gmail), or did not pick the proper institution from the drop down list, the article will not be published as open access.
  • The involved institution will be able to request the article to be published in open access until three months after acceptance. All exceptions will need to be approved by authors or open access contactpersons at the institution and communicated to Pim Slot (SURF) or Just de Leeuwe (UKB). They will contact the ACS-administrators.
  • The list of participating ACS-members contains all Dutch universities, including Academic Medical Centres, with the exception of Erasmus University and Tilburg University. Other partners of this agreement are FOM-institute AMOLF and Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW)
  • The agreement covers all 57 ACS subscription titles, open access titles ACS Central Science and ACS Omega are excluded
Meer info

More information on the nature of this agreement is published on ACS Author & Reviewer resource center

See also the the VSNU website on this agreement

Uitgever Elsevier
Looptijd deal
2016-2018
Status licentie
Finalised licence
Voorwaarden
  • All accepted articles by corresponding authors of Dutch universities in the selected 276 journals by Elsevier are eligible for open access publication without extra cost. This is 20% of the licensed journal package.
  • In 2018 this percentage will be raised to 30%.
Meer info
Looptijd deal
2016-2018
Status licentie
Finalised licence
Voorwaarden
  • Emerald will issue 30 open access vouchers to authors at Dutch universities in 2017 and in 2018: 45 vouchers. 
  • These vouchers can be used for all periodicals issued by Emerald and can be requested via the open access contact person at the library of the respective institute before the acceptance of the article.
  • The contact person will then submit a request to Emeralds accountmanager Sonja Spretis
  • the Emerald open access workflow visually presented
  • Emerald shows the open access message in Publishing services.
Meer info
Uitgever Karger
Looptijd deal
2016-2017
Status licentie
Finalised licence
Voorwaarden
  • Nine university libraries have an agreement with Karger.
  • Researchers affiliated with those institutions may publish at no additional cost in all Karger journals as corresponding author. Verification must be done by the participating institutions within three days after Kargers sends them a mail. Authors automatically give a CC-NC-ND 4.0.license.
Meer info

See Kargers website and select Netherlands in the pulldown menu to see which universities are involved.

Looptijd deal
2017-2019
Status licentie
Finalised licence
Voorwaarden

Articles by corresponding authors from Dutch Universities will be able to publish open access free of charge during 2017-2019 in 228 hybrid journals. Fully open access journals are excluded. Included are: original and review articles, systematic reviews, meta-analysis, full case reports and series published in hybrid journals. On acceptance, authors should contact their library for an "APC Waiver" code, which the author can use in Wolters Kluwer’s payment system to ensure the open access fee is waived.

License of the publications is:  CC BY NC ND

Looptijd deal
2017
Status licentie
In negotiation
Voorwaarden

Corresponding authors who are affiliated to the Eindhoven University of Technology (38), Delft University of Technology (30) and Leiden University (21) and who qualify as Eligible Authors are allowed to publish a the labeled amount of articles, in open access in the Journals at no direct costs to them.

Publishing in open access  by authors affiliated to the other Institutions participating in this agreement (Radboud University Nijmegen, VU University Amsterdam, Maastricht University, University of Amsterdam, University of Groningen, University of Twente, Utrecht University and Wageningen University) at a discount of 15% of the APC list price.

Articles are made available under the Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 or the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 3.0 License

available RSC journals

Excluded journal titles of the agreement: Chemical Science (Gold OA Journal) , Chemistry World, RSC Advances (Gold OA journal) There is a reduced APC fee of £750 (first two years) for authors wishing to publish in this journal.

 

Uitgever SAGE
Looptijd deal
2017-2019
Status licentie
Finalised licence
Voorwaarden
  • The corresponding author should be recognized as an researcher of a Dutch university, based on a proper e-mail affiliation
  • The 100% discount applies for 786 subscription titles, all universities are included in the deal
  • SAGE has to ask for permission for the 100% discount to learned societies, who take advantage of the SAGE-platform. This applies for 40 journals, identified by the addition: "ask the library"
  • After acceptance of the paper, as described above, the author will receive an e-mail from SAGE with a form about the nature of the Dutch agreement. As next step a application form must be filled in and returned immediately in order to publish the paper open access without cost. On the form you will be asked for a code, which you do not need to fill in
  • A discount of 20% can be requested for 84 full open access journals. This workflow is under construction

 

Meer info

SAGE published information of the Dutch deal

Uitgever Springer
Looptijd deal
2017
Status licentie
Finalised licence
Voorwaarden
  • Articles by corresponding authors from Dutch univerities and the KNAW will be published in open access, at no cost to the author. If this number is reached will terminate the agreement and items will no longer be eligible for open access. There is a maximum of 2,200 items. If this number is reached the agreement will terminate and items will no longer be eligible for open access.
  • The agreement applies to some 1,700 journals within the Springer OpenChoice programme, with the exception of titles from learned societies, BioMedCentral and SpringerOpen.
Meer info

The agreement explained by Springer

Looptijd deal
2016-2017
Status licentie
Finalised licence
Voorwaarden
  • As of 2016, corresponding authors connected to a Dutch university or University Medical Hospital will be able to publish open access free of charge in more than 2.300 Taylor & Francis and Routledge hybrid journals.
  • If a paper submitted to an Open Select journal is accepted for publication after peer review, the correponding author will receive an email asking to choose an open access publishing agreement. Please go ahead and select the Creative Commons license of your choice. You will not need to pay an article publishing charge (APC) to make your article open access
  • Some articles which are not original research papers, such as Editorials, Announcements, and Book Reviews, are not covered by this open access publishing agreement.
Uitgever Thieme
Looptijd deal
2016-2018
Status licentie
Finalised licence
Voorwaarden
  • Universiteit Leiden, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Technische  Universiteit Eindhoven en de Universiteit Maastricht, have a license-agreement with Thieme.
  • As a result their authors can benefit from a disount of 25% on the APC's for 52 Thieme journals.
  • Corresponding authors, affiliated of one of those universities do not pay € 2.500. but € 1.875.
Meer info

More information on Thiemes site

 

Looptijd deal
2016-2018
Status licentie
Finalised licence
Voorwaarden
  • Effective 1st January 2016, corresponding authors from an institution affiliated with the Association of Dutch Universities may publish primary research and review articles in open access in any of De Gruyter’s hybrid journals at a discount of 90% of the APC price.
  • When submitting the article the author pays nothing. At the beginning of the next license year Walter de Gruyter provides participating institutions an overview of published articles in open access. Walter de Gruyter then calculates 10% of the setting. This invoice and is paid by the participating institutions.
  • Upon submitting the article the author should used the email domain of the institution. Walter de Gruyter first checks whether an author is eligible to publish the article in open access (ie, whether the institution has a subscription used in the magazine and that the corresponding author uses the email domain of the institution). The publisher then asked to confirm the affiliation by sending an mail to the institution's open access contact. 
  • Effective 24th of January 2017, all Dutch universities are members of the open access Institutional membership. Under the terms of the agreement the members are entitles to benefit from a 20% discount on open access fees for pure open access publications. The portfolio consists of over 500 open access peer-reviewed journals, books en bookchapters
Uitgever Wiley
Looptijd deal
Status licentie
Finalised licence
Voorwaarden
  • An agreement between Dutch universities and Wiley starts as of 4 March 2016 on open access publishing in 1400 hybrid journals. Corresponding authors of Dutch universities should indicate, when their article has been accepted, that the article must be published in open access. This goes without extra charges for the authors.
  • Authors need to choose this open access option in the publication process. At the moment an author receives a message that his or her article has been accepted, the Wiley “author services pages” show how the author can select this option. The APC is also presented on this page. The author needs to select in the drop-down menu (Funder/Institution payment) his or her Dutch university, thereby indicating that the APC is covered via the agreement. 
  • Wiley also publishes 60 full open access journals; those are not covered in this agreement. 
Meer info

See the workflow on Wileys website. It is compliant with the NWO grant requirements. A fowchart with submission steps is available. For further information please refer to the Q&A’s.

 

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