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Open Access: Publishing Agreements

Cambridge University Press


Available for articles with an acceptance date from 1 January 2022

Journal coverage

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Eligible article types

  • Research articles
  • Review articles
  • Rapid communications
  • Brief reports
  • Case reports

Uncapped agreement

This is an uncapped agreement. There is no limit on the number of articles that can be published OA under this agreement.

Other charges

Page and colour charges are not included in the R&P agreement, and only apply to print journals. Journals that have page charges (for print) are:

  • Radiocarbon (RDC)
  • Weed Technology (WET)
  • Invasive Plant Science and Management (INP)
  • Weed Science (WSC).

Author rights and licence options

Articles from authors at participating institutions may be published under the author's choice of the following licences:

  • CC-BY
  • CC-BY-SA
  • CC-BY-ND
  • CC-BY-NC
  • CC-BY-NC-ND.

Further information about the licences is available on the publisher's website.

How to use this agreement

In all correspondence with the publisher and Rightslink, authors must use their Deakin postal address, Deakin email address, and ORCID.

  1. Follow CUP’s usual article submission process via the journal’s homepage on Cambridge Core.
  2. On acceptance of the article, CUP will ask the corresponding author to complete a form (publishing agreement).
  3. The corresponding author selects Gold Open Access and confirms the licence type (i.e. CC-BY).
  4. Rightslink works on the publisher's behalf to manage the APCs. When the  submitting author is from an eligible CAUL institution, the APC will be automatically waived.

Also see the Step by Step Guide to Publishing OA in Cambridge Journals.

Further information on this agreement is available from Cambridge University Press.


Further details

This page provides a summary and was last updated on: 12 Feb 2024

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Read & Publish Agreements Negotiated by CAUL: Cambridge University Press