This agreement commenced in January 2022, although 'Nature-branded' journals are not included.
View the full list of Springer Nature titles. Includes annotations for excluded titles.
Springer Nature has reported on Jan-Aug 2022 publishing (by CC licence, quantity accepted and APC value saved by subject) for Otago versus all Australian/NZ institutions:
ALERT 18 Nov 2022: Springer Nature titles in these 2022 Agreements have reached their quota so no more articles are eligible for the APC waiver if accepted in 2022.
This agreement allows authors from participating institutions to publish open access in 2276 titles with no transactional APCs. This includes most titles across Springer Nature imprints including Springer, Palgrave, ADIS, and Academic Journals on Nature.com. Please note: Nature titles are not included.
View the full Otago list of titles. Includes annotations for excluded titles.
It includes high impact titles such as
The list also includes journals for the following Australian and New Zealand Societies:
|Acoustics Australia||Australian Acoustical Society|
|Sleep and Breathing||Australasian Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine|
|Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine||Australasian College of Physical Scientists|
|Australasian Plant Pathology||Australasian Plant Pathology Society|
|Journal of Religious Education||Australian Catholic University|
|Curriculum Perspectives||Australian Curriculum Studies Association|
|Korea-Australia Rheology Journal||Australian Society of Rheology|
|Wood Science and Technology||International Academy of Wood Science|
|Social Justice Research||International Society for Justice Research|
|Food Security||International Society for Plant Pathology|
|Journal of Bioethical Inquiry||Journal of Bioethical Inquiry Pty Ltd|
|Mathematics Education Research Journal||Mathematics Education Research Group|
|Monash Bioethics Review||Monash University|
|New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies||New Zealand Association for Research in Research in Education|
|Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education||Outdoor Education Australia|
|Journal of the Australian Ceramic Society||The Australian Ceramic Society|
|Biophysical Reviews||The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics|
|Archaeologies||World Archaeological Congress|
Included titles with high Australian and New Zealand authorship include:
Open access publishing covered under this Read & Publish agreement includes the following article types:
Authors may publish excluded article types as “closed access” or pay an article processing charge (if applicable) to make the article open access.
Eligible articles that have an acceptance date during the term of this agreement (2022) are eligible to be published open access under the terms of the agreement.
* The number of included articles for 2022 is calculated at 85% of the total number of articles from Australian authors at participating institutions published in Springer Nature titles in 2021.
Other charges (including page and colour charges) will vary by imprint and may depend on whether Springer Nature owns the journal or it is a society owned journal. These charges may not be covered under the agreement. Authors will be notified about options regarding colour and page charges through their communications with journal editors.
Page charges for Springer Nature owned journals will be waived.
Corresponding authors from institutions listed under 'Participating institutions' above may publish immediately to open access on the publisher's platform once the article has been accepted, with no transactional APCs. Page and colour charges may apply.
Articles from authors at participating institutions may be published under the author's choice of the following licences:
The Creative Commons licenses allow reuse (some with conditions) while protecting the authors' rights of acknowledgment as authors. Authors retain copyright.
Researchers who require a CC-BY-NC-ND licence should contact the editors for the relevant journal.
Authors will be identified as eligible for open access publishing by their
Corresponding authors must use their institutional email address when submitting an article for publication in order for the publication to be approved to be published open access with no transactional APCs.
Corresponding authors should not use personal email addresses (e.g. Hotmail, Gmail). Doing so may result in delayed approval of the article or the article may not be approved to be published open access under the terms of the agreement.
Through this agreement, the version of record will be available under a CC-BY licence fully open access immediately upon publication. Institutions wishing to re-host the version of record in an institutional repository are free to do so.