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Research Publishing & Impact: Taylor & Francis

Taylor & Francis: Read and Publish Agreement

This Taylor and Francis capped agreement includes 2128 hybrid and some full open access journal titles during 2024, which allows authors from participating institutions to publish open access with no transactional article processing charges (APCs). The 2024 publishing limit/cap is set at 3850 articles.

Taylor & Francis partners with researchers, scholarly societies, universities, and libraries worldwide to bring knowledge to life. As one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, eBooks and reference works, its content spans all areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, Science, Technology, and Medicine. 

10% discount on the APC is available for non-eligible hybrid journal titles. 

View the 2024 Otago titles list.

Article eligibility

Articles accepted from 1/1/2024 are eligible to be published open access under this agreement.

Article types

The following article types are eligible for open access under this agreement:

  • Article
  • Review
  • Research Article
  • Review Article
  • Report
  • Short Communication
  • Case Report
  • Note
  • Original Article
  • Guest Editorial

There are no exclusions.

Title list

The agreement allows for publishing in some journals. If you wish to publish open access, please check to ensure that your desired journal is included.

Hybrid journals that 'flip' to OA during the course of this agreement will remain available for OA publishing for the duration of the agreement.

Other charges

Taylor & Francis does charge additional fees for page and/or colour fees. Authors should always check each journal’s submission guidelines to ensure that they will not be subject to any other fees or charges.

Author eligibility

As defined by the publisher, the eligible author is:

An author who wants to publish an Open Access article who is affiliated with the Institution at time of submission and is the Corresponding Author.

Responsible corresponding authors must include a participating institution as one of their affiliations to benefit from this agreement. 

Authors will be identified as eligible for open access publishing by their:

  • institutional affiliation
  • email address

Responsible corresponding authors must use their institutional email address when submitting an article for publication

Responsible 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. 

Author rights

Articles from authors at participating institutions may be published under the following Creative Commons licenses:

  • CC BY
  • CC BY-NC
  • CC BY-NC-ND

Authors retain all rights as per the CC license.

Taylor & Francis have specific Author Publishing Agreements which set out the rights retained by the authors when publishing under CC-BY or other CC licences.

The Creative Commons licenses allow reuse (some with conditions) while protecting the authors' rights of acknowledgment as authors. 

How to submit your article for open access publishing

 

The following instructions for authors have been provided by the publisher.

- Corresponding Author (CA) submits to an eligible journal 
- The article goes through thorough peer-review 
- If the article is accepted, the CA will receive a notification to let them know
- They will then receive a link to complete their Author Publishing Agreement
- The CA will then need to confirm information such as funding information
- The CA can then request open access funding for their article through the agreement. The system will let them know about the agreement in place with the institution they are affiliated to
- The CA will choose the Creative Commons licence they wish to publish the article under (CCBY or CCBY NC ND for articles in Open Select journals)
- The CA will sign the Author Publishing Agreement
- T&F will then send a notification to the institution to ask them to confirm open access funding approval
- T&F will let the CA know once the article has been approved for open access funding under the agreement
- T&F will also let the CA know if the article is declined for open access funding under the agreement, and the options available to them.

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Archiving in institutional repositories

Authors may deposit articles in institutional repositories.

  • Preprints may be deposited at any time.
  • Author accepted manuscripts may be made available via institutional repositories after a 12-month embargo period for STM articles and 18 month embargo period for HSS articles. 

View the publisher’s page for specific embargo period information by journal for further information.

Contact details: Taylor & Francis

Please email apc@tandf.co.uk for questions regarding this agreement. Please include your full name, institution, article title, journal name and DOI (if available), and state the reason for your enquiry.

Archiving in institutional repositories

Authors may deposit articles in institutional repositories.

  • Preprints may be deposited at any time.
  • Author accepted manuscripts may be made available via institutional repositories after a 12-month embargo period for STM articles and 18 month embargo period for HSS articles. 

View the publisher’s page for specific embargo period information by journal for further information.