Publishing support

Green Open Access support | Gold Open Access financial support
 

Green Open Access support

UNIL encourages its researchers to follow the Green Road towards Open Access.

In order to enable them to fulfil their OA mandates, UNIL offers their researchers its institutional repository, SERVAL, to self-archive and follow the Green Road.

UNIL researchers can request funding for Green OA for books through the Fonds de publications UNIL.

DeGruyter

This new license with De Gruyter Journals, valid from 01.01.2020, allows the immediate deposit and sharing (without embargo) in SERVAL of the published version of the manuscript (accepted and formatted by the publisher). Here is the list of journals that are included in this license.

Gold Open Access financial support

SNSF-funded researchers: All Gold OA fees (books, book chapters and articles) can be claimed directly from the SNSF. For some hybrid journals, special agreements have been made with the publishers below allowing the publication of Hybrid OA articles free of charge.

Researchers without an SNSF grant: Gold OA fees for books are also covered by the SNSF. For articles, special agreements have been made with the publishers below allowing the publication of Gold OA or Hybrid OA articles free of charge or with a discount on the fee. Whenever the aforementioned options are not viable, UNIL encourages following the Green OA Road (self-archiving in SERVAL).

Full APC funding

Requirements:

  • The corresponding author of the submitted article must be a member of UNIL/CHUV.
  • The details of the affiliation in the article must clearly indicate the affiliation of the author with UNIL/CHUV. Please follow the indications in Directive 4.3 regarding author affiliation.
  • Ideally, the author will use his/her ORCID.
  • Whenever possible, use your @unil or @chuv e-mail address to make the submission.

 

Annual reviews

Pilot project aimed at flipping subscription journals to fully Open Access journals. In 2020, 5 journals at Annual Reviews will be completely opened with no APCs to be paid by authors:

  • Annual Review of Public Health
  • Annual Review of Cancer Biology
  • Annual Review of Environment and Resources
  • Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science
  • Annual Review of Political Science
  • Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering
  • Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics
  • Annual Review of Virology

For more info, check their infographic

Cambridge University Press - CUP

UNIL/CHUV corresponding authors can publish free of charge an unlimited number of articles in Gold and Hybrid CUP journals (complete list here). Please check the list before choosing a journal to publish in Open Access. This agreement is valid for articles accepted after January 1, 2021 and will be retroactive.

For more information, visit the CUP website.

Cogitatio

Publication fees in Cogitatio journals fully covered for UNIL corresponding authors.

Elsevier

UNIL/CHUV corresponding authors can publish free of charge in Gold and Hybrid Elsevier journals (full list here). Cell Press journals, «The Lancet» and selected society journals are not included in the agreement. Therefore, please consult the Excel list before choosing a journal to publish in Open Access. This deal is valid for articles submitted after January 1, 2020.

Please note: During the first three years (2020, 2021 and 2022), the number of items supported is subject to a national quota (2850, 3000 and 3150 respectively). If the number of articles exceeds these quotas in any of these years, the publication invoice will be sent directly to the author.

After your article is accepted, corresponding authors will receive an e-mail with a link to the Elsevier Rights and Access Portal. Please enter University of Lausanne as the "Corresponding Author's Organization":

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Then select the "Gold Open Access" option. It is not the default option.

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This is the first transformative Read & Publish Big Deal agreement negotiated nationally by swissuniversities.

 

Karger

Read access to all Karger journals and open access publication of articles with the UNIL correspondence author in all Karger journals (Gold and Hybrid - full list hereat no extra cost to authorsInformation about submitting articles to Karger.

SAGE

Gold road

Authors of UNIL/CHUV correspondence can publish for free an unlimited number of articles in Hybrid SAGE journals (full list here). Please check the list before choosing a journal to publish in Open Access. This agreement is valid for articles accepted after January 1, 2021.

Furthermore, UNIL/CHUV authors receive a 20% discount on the APCs of Gold SAGE journals.

Green Road

SAGE allows you to deposit in SERVAL and share the accepted version (postprint, after peer-review and before typesetting by the editor) of your manuscript as soon as it is published (without embargo), if you decide to follow the green path.

Springer Nature

UNIL/CHUV corresponding authors can publish free of charge in Hybrid Springer Nature journals (full list here). Please check the list before choosing a journal to publish in Open Access. 

This deal is valid for articles accepted after July 1, 2020.

Please note: During the first three years (2020, 2021 and 2022), the number of items supported is subject to a national quota (690, 1418 and 1430 respectively). If the number of articles exceeds these quotas in any of these years, the publication invoice will be sent directly to the author.

After your article is accepted, corresponding authors will receive an e-mail with a link to Springer Nature's "MyPublication" Portal. Please enter University of Lausanne as the "Corresponding Author's Organization" and then select the "Gold Open Access" option. 

It is not possible to request Open Access publication retroactively, so be sure to choose the "Open Access" option.

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Here is a short guide for authors, as well as its extended version.

Taylor & Francis

UNIL/CHUV corresponding authors can publish free of charge in Gold and Hybrid Taylor and Francis journals (full list here). Please check the list before choosing a journal to publish in Open Access. This agreement is valid for articles accepted after January 1, 2021.

Please note: During the first three years (2021, 2022 and 2023), the number of articles accepted is subject to a national quota (255, 357 and 449 respectively). Should the number of papers exceed these quotas in any of these years, the publication invoice will be sent directly to the author.

Discount on APCs

BMC/Springer Open

15% discount on APCs with Springer Open and Biomed Central for UNIL authors. 

MDPI

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20% discount on MDPI fees for UNIL/CHUV researchers.

SAGE

UNIL/CHUV authors are entitled to a 20% discount on Gold SAGE APCs.