Emerald Publishing Group

Vouchers can be used for publication in open access of one article in all journals issued by Emerald. The vouchers are valid for hybrid as well as full open access journals.

Deal duration
Status licence

NB. Details of a new agreement with this publisher are worked out at this moment. Open access publishing services as part of the former consortium deal will be continued in the meantime. However, journals that are part of the deal may change when an institution decides to make changes in the journals that are part of the deal. For more information: contact your library.


License and conditions

  • Emerald will issue 57 open access vouchers to authors at participating Dutch universities in 2020.
    NB. the 2020 vouchers are used up. Please check with your OA contactperson at the library if there are (other) possibilities to make your publication open access.

  • Vouchers can be used to publish an article open access in all of Emerald’s hybrid and fully open access journals in addition to the  Emerald Open Research Platform.

  • Vouchers are only available to use within journals that the participating Institutions subscribe to. Use the Open Access Journal Browser to find out if a specific journal is part of the agreement.
  • Every year each of the 14 participating Dutch universities receive one extra voucher to use for publication on the Emerald Open Research Platform (EOR)
  • Unused vouchers cannot be taken forward to the next year.


 How does it work?

  • Upon submission corresponding authors are required to indicate that they want to make their article open access via a mandatory yes/no question.

  • Eligible authors are identified by their institutional email address or ORCID.
  • A list of the eligible institutions and more information can be found on Emerald’s Open Access Partnerships page.
Meer informatie

Emerald open access partnership page.


For more info, please download the flyer: 'OA Voucher Leaflet'. 


This contract discloses the 'Agreement for Intermediary Services (Licensed Material) and its associated Schedules'.  

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