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The University of Zurich supports its researchers in publishing in Open Access journals. This means that the Main Library (HBZ) keeps various membership agreements with publishers that enable authors to publish at reduced rates or exempt from charges in open access journals.

Overview of the memberships  (GER; as of July 2017)

1. Partial payment of article processing charges for Open Access articles
For these memberships, the UZH covers 25%, 54% or 60% of the article processing charges.
BioMed Central
Wiley Open Access
MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
2. Publish Open Access free of charge
UZH researchers do not face any costs when publishing with Open Access.
Open Library of Humanities (OLH)
Science Matters
3. Discounts on Open Access article processing charges
These publishers or journals offer different discounts due to licensing by the UZH. Please note that there is no additional financial support from the UZH when choosing the Hybrid Open Access option. However, you can freely choose this Hybrid Open Access option.
ACS - American Chemical Society
BMJ Case Reports
Mary Ann Liebert
Nucleic Acids Research
PNAS - Proceedings of the National Academy of Science
Portland Press
RSC Publishing - Royal Society of Chemistry
Science Advances (AAAS)

Guidelines BioMed Central, Frontiers and Wiley Open Access

In order to benefit from the memberships every submitted paper must fulfil the criteria listed in the guidelines.

Guidelines BMC, Frontiers & Wiley OA

New membership

The open access team of the Main Library University of Zurich is currently checking more membership possibilities. If you have special wishes or concrete requests to this topic don't hesitate to forward them to us. If possible we will consider them. For contacting us please use the Contact form.

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