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Open Access: Publishing Agreements

IOP Publishing


Available for articles with an acceptance date from 1 January 2023

Journal coverage

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Update 19 July 2023: Reports on Progress in Physics (1361-6633) is now included.

Eligible article types

Open access publishing covered under this Read & Publish agreement includes the following article types:

  • Research articles
  • Special Issue articles
  • Review articles
  • Letters

The agreement is intended to cover all original research and review type content.

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

Where any charges are payable for publication of the Eligible Article in addition to the APC, including, but not limited to, page charges, these remain payable by the Corresponding Author.

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

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

How to use this agreement

Corresponding authors will be identified as eligible for open access publishing by their Deakin institutional affiliation.

  1. Follow the publisher's usual article submission process.
  2. Either during the peer review process or on acceptance of the article, the publisher will ask the corresponding author to complete a form (publishing agreement).
  3. The corresponding author selects open access and confirms the licence type (e.g. CC-BY).
  4. The APC is automatically waived for authors who have indicated they are affiliated with a participating institution.

View the publisher’s step-by-step guide for authors.

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: IOP Publishing