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Read and Publish agreement with Jisc Collections, UK

If you are affiliated with a participating institution, you can publish your article Open Access (OA) - at no cost to you - in gold and hybrid journals. In addition, you can enjoy access to Cambridge University Press journals content

Easily check your eligibility to publish OA under this agreement, and the journals available to you, by using our OA Waiver & Discount checker tool.

Full compliance for co-authors and for authors in subscription journals

If your institution has an uncapped agreement with Cambridge University Press, we now guarantee a clear route to full UKRI compliancy, for all research articles, through our latest policy of ‘Green-by-Exception’. It means that research articles are fully compliant, even those in non-OA journals, which can be deposited in institutional repositories without embargo through this new policy.

For full details, including information on co-authors being included in this policy, read our blog post.

Participating institutions:

Click here for a list of institutions covered by this agreement and the APC waiver or discount available for corresponding authors.

To be eligible, articles must:

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Information for librarians

The R&P offering with Jisc has been designed to offer flexibility so that institutions can select an option that fits best with their current situation. If an institution is in a position to completely transition to OA publishing in Cambridge journals that option is available, but if an institution would prefer a slower rate of change that’s more manageable for them the agreement can accommodate alternative approaches.

If you have any questions, please contact your usual Cambridge representative or