About the agreeement
Researchers from SDU and the University hospitals in the Region of Southern Denmark publish open acccess free of charge in a number of Elsevier journals. Instead, open access costs are covered by an agreement between Danish research institutions and Elsevier. The agreement is in effect from January 1st 2021 up to and including 2024.
A full list of journals covered by the agreement can be viewed at Elsevier's website.
Pure open access journals and a number of hybrid journals are not included in the agreement. See a complete list of these here.
To have open access covered by the agreement the following conditions must be met:
- The article must be submitted between January 1st 2021 and December 31st 2024.
- Corresponding Author* must be affiliated to SDU or a University Hospital in the Region of Southern Denmark.
- Corresponding author must choose to publish open access when the article is accepted in one of the journals included in the agreement. Corresponding author can then choose from two available open access licenses, CC BY or CC BY-NC-ND.
* Corresponding Author is in this agreement defined as the single author who mananges the publication process for an article from submission to post acceptance and corresponds with Elsevier on the same.
Questions about the agreeement can be directed at the SDU Library's Open Access Team at email@example.com.