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An overview of agreements between Dutch university libraries and traditional academic publishers with an open access element starting in 2015. For each publisher the number of open access publications is added.

On a regular base Dutch scientists opt for publishers which business model is based on pure open access. Of the major publishers the publication numbers are also available.

Overview of journal titles

Surfmarket is involved in the negotiations with the publishers and helps to inform scientists on the practical implications. They made a total list of more than 8.000 journals in which corresponding authors of Dutch universities and academic hospitals can publish in open access for free or with a substantial discount. This list is updated two times a year.

Open access publications per publisher sorted by year

This data has been updated on 25 april 2017.

Open access publications per year sorted by publisher

This data has been updated on 25 april 2017. These figures are indicative: no rights can be derived from them.

All publishers listed

Publisher Deal duration Status licence Terms and conditions More info
American Chemical Society (ACS) 2017-2021
Finalised licence
  • Corresponding authors whose articles are accepted by ACS, will be granted automatically an ACS AuthorChoice Open Access License CC-BY-NC-ND. A corresponding author participate in the open-access program, for a journal article, if he/she provides to ACS, at submission, an institution name, and an email address extension, which should be associated with the institution.
  • If an author did not use an email extension  associated with their qualifying institution (for example gmail), or did not pick the proper institution from the drop down list, the article will not be published as open access.
  • The involved institution will be able to request the article to be published in open access until three months after acceptance. All exceptions will need to be approved by authors or open access contactpersons at the institution and communicated to Pim Slot (SURF) or Just de Leeuwe (UKB). They will contact the ACS-administrators.
  • The list of participating ACS-members contains all Dutch universities, including Academic Medical Centres, with the exception of Erasmus University and Tilburg University. Other partners of this agreement are FOM-institute AMOLF and Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW)
  • The agreement covers all 57 ACS subscription titles, open access titles ACS Central Science and ACS Omega are excluded

More information on the nature of this agreement is published on ACS Author & Reviewer resource

ACS Flyer

See also the the VSNU website on this agreement

Brill 2017-2018
Finalised licence

Publications that are published as of 1 January 2017 in one of the 38 international Brill journals on Law by corresponding authors affiliated with one of the 10 Dutch participating universities, can be published in open access with no additional costs.

Eligible Institutions are: University of Amsterdam, VU University Amsterdam, TU Delft, University of Groningen, Radboud University Nijmegen, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Tilburg University, Utrecht University, Wageningen University, Leiden University

With the University of Maastricht a different agreement has been reached regarding open access.

 

If the above conditions are met, the corresponding author can choose for open access during the acceptation process, or afterwards contact brillopen@brill.com with the request to make the publication open access.

 

Workflow for this agreement is work in progress

More info on Brills page

Elsevier 2016-2018
Finalised licence
  • All accepted articles by corresponding authors of Dutch universities in the selected 276 journals by Elsevier are eligible for open access publication without extra cost. This is 20% of the licensed journal package.
  • In 2018 this percentage will be raised to 30%.

More info

screenshots of the workflow

Emerald Publishing group 2016-2018
Finalised licence
  • Emerald will issue 30 open access vouchers to authors at Dutch universities in 2017 and in 2018: 45 vouchers. 
  • These vouchers can be used for all periodicals issued by Emerald and can be requested via the open access contact person at the library of the respective institute before the acceptance of the article.
  • The contact person will then submit a request to Emeralds accountmanager Sonja Spretis
  • the Emerald open access workflow visually presented
  • Emerald shows the open access message in Publishing services.

Emerald open access partnership page

Karger 2016-2017
Finalised licence
  • Nine university libraries have an agreement with Karger.
  • Researchers affiliated with those institutions may publish at no additional cost in all Karger journals as corresponding author. Verification must be done by the participating institutions within three days after Kargers sends them a mail. Authors automatically give a CC-NC-ND 4.0.license.

See Kargers website and select Netherlands in the pulldown menu to see which universities are involved.

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins LWW 2017-2019
Finalised licence

Articles by corresponding authors from Dutch Universities will be able to publish open access free of charge during 2017-2019 in 228 hybrid journals. Fully open access journals are excluded. Included are: original and review articles, systematic reviews, meta-analysis, full case reports and series published in hybrid journals. On acceptance, authors should contact their library for an "APC Waiver" code, which the author can use in Wolters Kluwer’s payment system to ensure the open access fee is waived.

License of the publications is:  CC BY NC ND

Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 2017
Finalised licence

Corresponding authors who are affiliated to the Eindhoven University of Technology (38), Delft University of Technology (30) and Leiden University (21) and who qualify as Eligible Authors are allowed to publish a labeled amount of articles, in open access in the Journals at no direct costs to them.

Publishing in open access  by authors affiliated to the other Institutions participating in this agreement (Radboud University Nijmegen, VU University Amsterdam, Maastricht University, University of Amsterdam, University of Groningen, University of Twente, Utrecht University and Wageningen University) is possible at a discount of 15% of the APC list price.

Articles are made available under the Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 or the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 3.0 License

available RSC journals

Excluded journal titles of the agreement: Chemical Science (Gold OA Journal), Chemistry World and RSC Advances (Gold OA journal). There is a reduced APC fee of € 870 (£750) for the first two years for corresponding authors wishing to publish in this journal.

 

SAGE 2017-2019
Finalised licence
  • The corresponding author should be recognized as a researcher of a Dutch university, based on a proper e-mail affiliation.
  • The 100% discount applies for 786 subscription titles, all universities are included in the deal.
  • SAGE has to ask for permission for the 100% discount to learned societies, who take advantage of the SAGE-platform. This applies for 40 journals, identified by the addition: "ask the library"..
  • After acceptance of the paper, as described above, the author will receive an e-mail from SAGE with a form about the nature of the Dutch agreement. As next step an application form must be filled in and returned immediately in order to publish the paper open access without cost. On the form you will be asked for a code, which you do not need to fill in. Please note that the agreement applies to papers which enter SAGE’s system from 1 January 2017 only, and papers won’t be opened up retrospectively.
  • Corresponding authors from Dutch Universities can request a discount of 20% for all full open access journals. When APC payment is requested, authors should first contact their library for the APC discount code. Dependent on the journal, the author should reply to the payment email with the code (citing the VSNU deal, if possible) or if the payment system allows the code input, the code can be used to automatically claim the discount. The code should be provided at the right moment (as described above). The discount cannot be given with retroactive effect.
  • The agreement covers only: Original Papers, Review Papers, Brief Communications, Continuing Education, Case Reports, Letters to the editor and Invited Letters.
  • Other article types are EXCLUDED from the open access publishing agreement, such as editorials, announcements, sponsored supplements and book reviews.

 

SAGE published information of the Dutch deal.

Springer 2017
Finalised licence
  • Articles by corresponding authors from Dutch univerities and the KNAW will be published in open access, at no cost to the author. If this number is reached will terminate the agreement and items will no longer be eligible for open access. There is a maximum of 2,200 items. If this number is reached the agreement will terminate and items will no longer be eligible for open access.
  • The agreement applies to some 1,700 journals within the Springer OpenChoice programme, with the exception of titles from learned societies, BioMedCentral and SpringerOpen.

The agreement explained by Springer

Taylor & Francis 2016-2017
Finalised licence
  • As of 2016, corresponding authors connected to a Dutch university or University Medical Hospital will be able to publish open access free of charge in more than 2.300 Taylor & Francis and Routledge hybrid journals.
  • If a paper submitted to an Open Select journal is accepted for publication after peer review, the corresponding author will receive an email asking to choose an open access publishing agreement. Please go ahead and select the Creative Commons license of your choice. You will not need to pay an article publishing charge (APC) to make your article open access
  • Some articles which are not original research papers, such as Editorials, Announcements, and Book Reviews, are not covered by this open access publishing agreement.

T&F Open access publishing for researchers in the Netherlands

Thieme 2016-2018
Finalised licence
  • Universiteit Leiden, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Technische  Universiteit Eindhoven and Universiteit Maastricht have a license-agreement with Thieme.
  • As a result their authors can benefit from a disount of 25% on the APC's for 52 Thieme journals.
  • Corresponding authors, affiliated to one of those universities do not pay € 2.500 but € 1.875.

More information on Thiemes site

 

Walter de Gruyter 2016-2018
Finalised licence
  • Effective 1st January 2016, corresponding authors from an institution affiliated with the Association of Dutch Universities may publish primary research and review articles in open access in any of De Gruyter’s hybrid journals at a discount of 90% of the APC price.
  • When submitting the article the author pays nothing. At the beginning of the next license year Walter de Gruyter provides participating institutions an overview of published articles in open access. Walter de Gruyter then calculates 10% of the setting. This invoice and is paid by the participating institutions.
  • Upon submitting the article the author should used the email domain of the institution. Walter de Gruyter first checks whether an author is eligible to publish the article in open access (ie, whether the institution has a subscription used in the magazine and that the corresponding author uses the email domain of the institution). The publisher then asked to confirm the affiliation by sending an mail to the institution's open access contact. 
  • Effective 24th of January 2017, all Dutch universities are members of the open access Institutional membership. Under the terms of the agreement the members are entitles to benefit from a 20% discount on open access fees for pure open access publications. The portfolio consists of over 500 open access peer-reviewed journals, books en bookchapters

See Walter de Gruyters website.

Wiley
Finalised licence
  • An agreement between Dutch universities and Wiley starts as of 4 March 2016 on open access publishing in 1400 hybrid journals. Corresponding authors of Dutch universities should indicate, when their article has been accepted, that the article must be published in open access. This goes without extra charges for the authors.
  • Once your article is accepted, register or log-in to Wiley Author Services. On your Author Dashboard in Author Services, click ‘Order OnlineOpen’. If your request is approved, you will receive a confirmation mail.

  • Wiley also publishes 60 full open access journals; those are not covered in this agreement. 

 

 

All publishers listed

Deal duration
2017-2021
Status licence
Finalised licence
Terms and conditions
  • Corresponding authors whose articles are accepted by ACS, will be granted automatically an ACS AuthorChoice Open Access License CC-BY-NC-ND. A corresponding author participate in the open-access program, for a journal article, if he/she provides to ACS, at submission, an institution name, and an email address extension, which should be associated with the institution.
  • If an author did not use an email extension  associated with their qualifying institution (for example gmail), or did not pick the proper institution from the drop down list, the article will not be published as open access.
  • The involved institution will be able to request the article to be published in open access until three months after acceptance. All exceptions will need to be approved by authors or open access contactpersons at the institution and communicated to Pim Slot (SURF) or Just de Leeuwe (UKB). They will contact the ACS-administrators.
  • The list of participating ACS-members contains all Dutch universities, including Academic Medical Centres, with the exception of Erasmus University and Tilburg University. Other partners of this agreement are FOM-institute AMOLF and Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW)
  • The agreement covers all 57 ACS subscription titles, open access titles ACS Central Science and ACS Omega are excluded
More info

More information on the nature of this agreement is published on ACS Author & Reviewer resource

ACS Flyer

See also the the VSNU website on this agreement

Publisher Brill
Deal duration
2017-2018
Status licence
Finalised licence
Terms and conditions

Publications that are published as of 1 January 2017 in one of the 38 international Brill journals on Law by corresponding authors affiliated with one of the 10 Dutch participating universities, can be published in open access with no additional costs.

Eligible Institutions are: University of Amsterdam, VU University Amsterdam, TU Delft, University of Groningen, Radboud University Nijmegen, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Tilburg University, Utrecht University, Wageningen University, Leiden University

With the University of Maastricht a different agreement has been reached regarding open access.

 

If the above conditions are met, the corresponding author can choose for open access during the acceptation process, or afterwards contact brillopen@brill.com with the request to make the publication open access.

 

Workflow for this agreement is work in progress

Publisher Elsevier
Deal duration
2016-2018
Status licence
Finalised licence
Terms and conditions
  • All accepted articles by corresponding authors of Dutch universities in the selected 276 journals by Elsevier are eligible for open access publication without extra cost. This is 20% of the licensed journal package.
  • In 2018 this percentage will be raised to 30%.
More info

More info

screenshots of the workflow

Deal duration
2016-2018
Status licence
Finalised licence
Terms and conditions
  • Emerald will issue 30 open access vouchers to authors at Dutch universities in 2017 and in 2018: 45 vouchers. 
  • These vouchers can be used for all periodicals issued by Emerald and can be requested via the open access contact person at the library of the respective institute before the acceptance of the article.
  • The contact person will then submit a request to Emeralds accountmanager Sonja Spretis
  • the Emerald open access workflow visually presented
  • Emerald shows the open access message in Publishing services.
More info
Publisher Karger
Deal duration
2016-2017
Status licence
Finalised licence
Terms and conditions
  • Nine university libraries have an agreement with Karger.
  • Researchers affiliated with those institutions may publish at no additional cost in all Karger journals as corresponding author. Verification must be done by the participating institutions within three days after Kargers sends them a mail. Authors automatically give a CC-NC-ND 4.0.license.
More info

See Kargers website and select Netherlands in the pulldown menu to see which universities are involved.

Deal duration
2017-2019
Status licence
Finalised licence
Terms and conditions

Articles by corresponding authors from Dutch Universities will be able to publish open access free of charge during 2017-2019 in 228 hybrid journals. Fully open access journals are excluded. Included are: original and review articles, systematic reviews, meta-analysis, full case reports and series published in hybrid journals. On acceptance, authors should contact their library for an "APC Waiver" code, which the author can use in Wolters Kluwer’s payment system to ensure the open access fee is waived.

License of the publications is:  CC BY NC ND

Deal duration
2017
Status licence
Finalised licence
Terms and conditions

Corresponding authors who are affiliated to the Eindhoven University of Technology (38), Delft University of Technology (30) and Leiden University (21) and who qualify as Eligible Authors are allowed to publish a labeled amount of articles, in open access in the Journals at no direct costs to them.

Publishing in open access  by authors affiliated to the other Institutions participating in this agreement (Radboud University Nijmegen, VU University Amsterdam, Maastricht University, University of Amsterdam, University of Groningen, University of Twente, Utrecht University and Wageningen University) is possible at a discount of 15% of the APC list price.

Articles are made available under the Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 or the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 3.0 License

available RSC journals

Excluded journal titles of the agreement: Chemical Science (Gold OA Journal), Chemistry World and RSC Advances (Gold OA journal). There is a reduced APC fee of € 870 (£750) for the first two years for corresponding authors wishing to publish in this journal.

 

Publisher SAGE
Deal duration
2017-2019
Status licence
Finalised licence
Terms and conditions
  • The corresponding author should be recognized as a researcher of a Dutch university, based on a proper e-mail affiliation.
  • The 100% discount applies for 786 subscription titles, all universities are included in the deal.
  • SAGE has to ask for permission for the 100% discount to learned societies, who take advantage of the SAGE-platform. This applies for 40 journals, identified by the addition: "ask the library"..
  • After acceptance of the paper, as described above, the author will receive an e-mail from SAGE with a form about the nature of the Dutch agreement. As next step an application form must be filled in and returned immediately in order to publish the paper open access without cost. On the form you will be asked for a code, which you do not need to fill in. Please note that the agreement applies to papers which enter SAGE’s system from 1 January 2017 only, and papers won’t be opened up retrospectively.
  • Corresponding authors from Dutch Universities can request a discount of 20% for all full open access journals. When APC payment is requested, authors should first contact their library for the APC discount code. Dependent on the journal, the author should reply to the payment email with the code (citing the VSNU deal, if possible) or if the payment system allows the code input, the code can be used to automatically claim the discount. The code should be provided at the right moment (as described above). The discount cannot be given with retroactive effect.
  • The agreement covers only: Original Papers, Review Papers, Brief Communications, Continuing Education, Case Reports, Letters to the editor and Invited Letters.
  • Other article types are EXCLUDED from the open access publishing agreement, such as editorials, announcements, sponsored supplements and book reviews.

 

More info

SAGE published information of the Dutch deal.

Publisher Springer
Deal duration
2017
Status licence
Finalised licence
Terms and conditions
  • Articles by corresponding authors from Dutch univerities and the KNAW will be published in open access, at no cost to the author. If this number is reached will terminate the agreement and items will no longer be eligible for open access. There is a maximum of 2,200 items. If this number is reached the agreement will terminate and items will no longer be eligible for open access.
  • The agreement applies to some 1,700 journals within the Springer OpenChoice programme, with the exception of titles from learned societies, BioMedCentral and SpringerOpen.
More info

The agreement explained by Springer

Deal duration
2016-2017
Status licence
Finalised licence
Terms and conditions
  • As of 2016, corresponding authors connected to a Dutch university or University Medical Hospital will be able to publish open access free of charge in more than 2.300 Taylor & Francis and Routledge hybrid journals.
  • If a paper submitted to an Open Select journal is accepted for publication after peer review, the corresponding author will receive an email asking to choose an open access publishing agreement. Please go ahead and select the Creative Commons license of your choice. You will not need to pay an article publishing charge (APC) to make your article open access
  • Some articles which are not original research papers, such as Editorials, Announcements, and Book Reviews, are not covered by this open access publishing agreement.
Publisher Thieme
Deal duration
2016-2018
Status licence
Finalised licence
Terms and conditions
  • Universiteit Leiden, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Technische  Universiteit Eindhoven and Universiteit Maastricht have a license-agreement with Thieme.
  • As a result their authors can benefit from a disount of 25% on the APC's for 52 Thieme journals.
  • Corresponding authors, affiliated to one of those universities do not pay € 2.500 but € 1.875.
More info

More information on Thiemes site

 

Publisher Walter de Gruyter
Deal duration
2016-2018
Status licence
Finalised licence
Terms and conditions
  • Effective 1st January 2016, corresponding authors from an institution affiliated with the Association of Dutch Universities may publish primary research and review articles in open access in any of De Gruyter’s hybrid journals at a discount of 90% of the APC price.
  • When submitting the article the author pays nothing. At the beginning of the next license year Walter de Gruyter provides participating institutions an overview of published articles in open access. Walter de Gruyter then calculates 10% of the setting. This invoice and is paid by the participating institutions.
  • Upon submitting the article the author should used the email domain of the institution. Walter de Gruyter first checks whether an author is eligible to publish the article in open access (ie, whether the institution has a subscription used in the magazine and that the corresponding author uses the email domain of the institution). The publisher then asked to confirm the affiliation by sending an mail to the institution's open access contact. 
  • Effective 24th of January 2017, all Dutch universities are members of the open access Institutional membership. Under the terms of the agreement the members are entitles to benefit from a 20% discount on open access fees for pure open access publications. The portfolio consists of over 500 open access peer-reviewed journals, books en bookchapters
Publisher Wiley
Deal duration
Status licence
Finalised licence
Terms and conditions
  • An agreement between Dutch universities and Wiley starts as of 4 March 2016 on open access publishing in 1400 hybrid journals. Corresponding authors of Dutch universities should indicate, when their article has been accepted, that the article must be published in open access. This goes without extra charges for the authors.
  • Once your article is accepted, register or log-in to Wiley Author Services. On your Author Dashboard in Author Services, click ‘Order OnlineOpen’. If your request is approved, you will receive a confirmation mail.

  • Wiley also publishes 60 full open access journals; those are not covered in this agreement. 

More info

 

 

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