The launch of the partnership between the International Glaciological Society (IGS) and Cambridge University Press coincides with the IGS journals becoming fully Gold Open Access (OA).
All articles published in the 2016 volumes of
Please visit this page for more information on the IGS copyright policy regarding content published before 2016.
Article processing charges
The costs of publication (coordination of peer review, copy-editing and typesetting, hosting and dissemination) for OA publishing are covered by an article processing charge (APC) that is typically met by the author’s funding body or institution
- Non-IGS members: £1,320 for an Article; £660 for a Letter; £300 for a Communication
- IGS members: £1,190 for an Article; £595 for a Letter; £270 for a Communication
Waivers and discounts are provided to authors from low- and middle-income countries, based on the World Bank list. View a list of countries eligible for an OA publication fee waiver.
Licensing and Copyright
Articles will be published under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) licence as standard, but authors may elect to publish under the following alternative licences:
- CC-BY-NC-SA (Attribution - Non-Commercial - Share Alike)
- CC-BY-NC-ND (Attribution - Non-Commercial - No Derivatives)
For information on what each licence allows, please visit creativecommons.org/licenses
A licence-to-publish agreement must be executed before an article can be published (see these licenses for Journal of Glaciology and Annals of Glaciology). Authors are responsible for obtaining written permission from the copyright owners (authors, editors, or publisher) to reprint or adapt any previously published material. These permissions must be provided before an accepted paper can be published. Obtaining them can be time-consuming and it is prudent to begin the process as soon as practical.
For more information about OA, see Cambridge University Press’s open access policies pages.
Journal Information and Links
Journal of Glaciology
Annals of Glaciology
For any questions about either IGS journal please contact the Chief Editor, T.H. Jacka by email.
The International Glaciologcal Society was founded in 1936 to provide a focus for individuals interested in practical and scientific aspects of snow and ice.