The Directorate for ICT and joint services in higher education and research (UNIT) has signed on behalf of University of Agder Open Access publishing agreements with some academic publishers.
Open publishing means that scientific publications will be immediately and permanently accessible on the Internet, free of charge. Author(s) retain copyright but simultaneously everyone that has access to the Internet can use the publication in the extent license permits.
Open Access publication is sustained with the help of Creative Commons licenses. These licenses provide guidelines about how to use a full text and ensure that author(s) get recognition for his/her publication.
Requirements to the author:
The corresponding author must be affiliated with University of Agder
Register University of Agder as your affiliation during submission and/or when signing a publication agreement (can be referred to as “License Agreement", "Publishing Agreement", "publishing contract"
Check if the journal you want to publish in is registered as an approved publication channel in the Norwegian register for scientific journals, series and publishers. If it is not, submit the journal as a new publication channel for approval. Local superusers of the CRIStin system will help you with submitting a journal for approval.
See information about Open Access publishing at the University of Agder here.
Validity period: 01.01.2019-31.12.2020
Type of contract: Read and publish (read access and Article Processing Charges combined in one deal).
Workflow: Elsevier will notify the author of the possibility to publish Open Access at no cost during the publication process. Author's affiliation to UiA will be confirmed by the university library. See publishing workflow.
Workflow: Author's affiliation to University of Agder and funding will be confirmed by the University of Agder Library. When the funding is approved, the author will receive an email asking her / him to choose a Creative Commons License.
Workflow: Wiley will notify the author of the possibility to publish Open Access at no cost during the publication process. Author's affiliation to University of Agder will be confirmed by the university library. See publishing workflow.