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SCELC IOP 2023-25 Read & Publish Open Access Agreement

Agreement Terms



Uncapped Read & Publish Agreement

Term 2023-2025  
Fees Very low add on to annual price increase percentage  
Participants IOPscience Extra package subscribers that chose to upgrade through SCELC Participant List (17)
Publish Benefits    
APC Waivers Unlimited during the term of the agreement  
APC Discount None / NA Mean List APC = $2684
Eligible Journals Subscription-based and fully open access journals (IOP page) 2023 Titles (76)
  • American Astronomical Society Journals (these are independent & fully OA as of 2022)
  • Other Hybrid Society Titles that are not yet participating in the R&P Agreement
  • Reports on Progress in Physics will not be included until all standard article types qualify

6 AAS Titles

17 other titles

Eligible Authors Corresponding authors who are current staff members, researchers (permanent, temporary and/or visiting), and students at an institution within the agreement at the time of submission  
Eligible Articles Primary research (incl. research papers, special issue articles, letters & review articles) accepted during the term of the license   
Reuse Licenses Closed, Open CC-BY (ECS titles only also have Open CC-BY-NC-ND option)  IOP CC Licenses
Publishing History  Participants publish ~70 IOP Articles per year) Institutional Publishing History
Read Benefits Access to all closed articles in subscription journals in the IOP Science Extra Package Current titles (71)
Post Cancellation 
Access Rights
Included for all closed articles published in IOP Science Extra during the Term  
Workflow Automated approach allowing author opt-out  
Approval Author identification based on autofill institution list and approval is automatic based on Institutional association  
Retrospective Conversion 12 month limit after publication for retrospective conversion (If article is identified as qualifying after the fact); will sometimes reach out to library suggesting opt-out author contact  
Author Payments None  
Reporting Quarterly Reports Page
Additional Info  
License SCELC IOP Publishing Read & Publish eJournals License 2023-2025