CEU Universities have signed this transformative agreement that grants authors the right to publish articles in open access in hybrid journals belonging to the Freedom Collection (Science Direct).
This agreement will start on January 1, 2023, during this year CEU Universities researchers will have 20 APCs, and 23 APCs during 2024.
The articles must be published under a Creative Commons license: CC-BY, CC-BY-NC and CC-BY-NC-ND (Attribution - Non-Commercial - No Derivatives).
The eligibility criteria that have been defined are the following:
- being a member of a CEU University (institutional mail);
- the correct institutional affiliation according to the Standards;
- the impact and quality of the publication;
- the commitment to deposit the article in the CEU Institutional Repository;
Requests will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis, until the available funds are exhausted. The researcher who wants to use a prepaid APC must be listed as the corresponding author of the article and have CEU institutional mail.
In addition, the agreement will enable electronic access to the full text of all Elsevier journal articles published since 1995 in the Complete Freedom Collection of journals (Science Direct) from January 2023.