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Open Access: Publishing Agreements



Available for articles with an acceptance date from 1 January 2023

Journal coverage

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This agreement allows authors from participating institutions to publish in most of Sage's hybrid journals without the need for any transactional open access article processing charge (APC).

Articles not covered by this agreement may benefit from a 20% discount on eligible APCs. Please consult the title list for eligible journals.

Eligible article types

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

  • Original Research Papers
  • Review Papers
  • Brief Communications
  • Short Reports
  • Case Reports

Uncapped agreement

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

Other charges

Sage does not charge additional fees for page and/or colour fees. Authors should always check each journal’s submission guidelines to ensure that they will not be subject to any other fees or charges.

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-NC

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

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 one of their affiliations to benefit from this agreement.

Authors do not need to take any action to benefit from this offer. SAGE will contact all eligible authors to inform them of the agreement and invite them to the SAGE Open Access Portal to take up the offer as soon as their accepted article has been received into SAGE’s Production department.

Further details are available on the publisher’s website.

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: SAGE