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Status licence
Finalised licence
Terms and conditions

License and conditions

  • All accepted articles by corresponding authors of Dutch universities in the selected 396 journals by Elsevier are eligible for open access publication without extra cost.
  • 30% of the total number of articles from Dutch universities published with Elsevier will be open access in this way

How does it work?

  • Indicate in the workflow module that your research was concucted at a Dutch university.
  • Then choose the Gold Open Access option.
  • Indicate that you opt for a CC-BY license.
  • See the workflow documentation for further explanation.
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