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Publish Open Access for free or with a discount: LWW

What are the main outlines of the agreement with Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)?

       No fee for more than 249 hybrid LWW titles

IMPORTANT: We expect that mid-September 2024 the consortium article quota for 2024 with Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) will be reached. From that moment on submitting authors have to pay an Article Processing Charge (APC) to make their article Open Access via the publisher. Alternative routes may be the Taverne route or the Rights Retention Strategy, please contact the OA Team if you need more information:

Between 2024 and 2026, corresponding authors at Radboud University / Radboudumc can publish open access for free in more than 249 hybrid LWW titles.

Full open access journals of this publisher are excluded.

How to receive this discount and conditions of the agreement:

  • On submission, use your institutional email address and select the correct institutional affiliation; LWW will use this information on acceptance of the publication to check eligibility for open access without any costs.
  • Corresponding authors (teaching and research staff, students employed/enrolled/otherwise accredited) can open access free of charge in more than 249 hybrid journals of Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins (LWW).
  • Publication types that are part of the agreement: original papers, review papers, case reports.
  • Please note that there is a maximum of 270 open access publications per year for this agreement.
  • Your publication will be published open access with a CC BY license by LWW.

More specific information about this agreement can be found here.

To which journals does this agreement apply?