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Open Access: Publishing Agreements

Oxford University Press


Available for articles with an acceptance date from 1 January 2022

Journal coverage

View the journal title list

The list includes annotations for excluded titles.

Eligible article types

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

  • Research articles
  • Review articles
  • Case reports
  • Brief reports.

Authors may publish other types of articles as “closed access” or pay an article processing charge (if applicable) to make the article open access.

Capped agreement

The 2024 cap is 1101 articles by eligible authors from participating institutions

Other charges

  • A small number of included journals have mandatory page charges that are not covered by the agreement.
  • Colour printing is optional and colour printing charges are not included under the terms of the agreement. Figures can appear in colour online and black-and-white in print at no charge. These charges only apply to journals with print issues.
  • When submitting articles for publication, please check individual journal home pages for up-to-date information on page and colour charges.

Author rights and licence options

Articles from authors at participating institutions may be published under the authors' choice of either

  • CC-BY
  • CC-BY-NC

How to use this agreement

  • Responsible corresponding authors must use their Deakin email address when submitting an article for publication. 
  • Responsible corresponding authors must include Deakin University as their primary affiliation to benefit from this agreement.

Please note the following important information:

  1. Follow the publisher's usual article submission process via the journal’s homepage.
  2. 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). Please note, you will be asked to confirm that you will pay the open access charge, however, the charge will be automatically waived if your article is assessed as eligible for publishing under the agreement with no APCs.
  4. Proceed to payment and select ‘Australia and New Zealand Institutions (CAUL affiliated)’ from the dropdown list of institutions beneath ‘Open Access Prepayment Account’ on the Article Charges page.
  5. Check the ‘Refer Charge?’ box next to the Open Access charge, and then click ‘Refer Charges’ at the bottom of the page.

Further assistance:

A step-by-step guide to the referral process can be found here.  Please direct any queries regarding use of the funds in the Open Access Account to or consult your librarian.

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: Oxford University Press