Open Access options vary from publisher to publisher but can also differ between journals from the same publisher. Journals are generally of three types:
The following sources may help you make an informed decision about which journal to submit your article to, and the OA choices available.
The SHERPA/FACT tool (select a journal and funder to check compliance)
All CDS staff must ensure that their papers/presentations are approved in advance of publication using the Permission to Publish process.
Important: wherever you choose to publish, as soon you receive confirmation that your work is going to be published, send the acceptance email and the relevant version of your paper (Author accepted manuscript (AAM) for Green, Publisher version for Gold) to email@example.com so we can deposit it in CRIS/CERES for you.
Some authors may feel pressured to explore other routes to OA, such as using vanity, self- or on-demand publishing. Some of these businesses are legitimate but some aren’t, so if you are approached directly by a publisher, check our guidelines on how to avoid predatory publishers.