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Open Access: Publishing Agreements

Welcome to the Open Access: Publishing Agreements guide

This guide contains information provided by your librarians to help you understand open access publishing agreements.

Read through the outlines below to learn what is covered in each section of this guide. You can navigate to each of these sections via the menu on the left. 

Read & Publish Agreements @ Deakin: This section explains what Read & Publish Agreements are. Each publisher sub-page explains details of the agreement with that publisher, and includes links to the titles included, and where to find more information.

Read & Publish FAQs: Looking for a quick answer to a general question about Read & Publish Agreements? Check out this growing list of Frequently Asked Questions.

Other Article Processing Charge (APC) discounts: The journal you wish you publish in may not be included in a Read & Publish Agreement - but these are not the only type of publishing agreement! View this page to see other agreements that might provide an Article Processing Charge (APC) discount for publishing with Gold Open Access.

How does publishing with Open Access Agreements work?