Corresponding authors based at participating institutions in the Czech Republic are now eligible to publish open access in Taylor & Francis and Routledge Open Select (hybrid) journals at no cost to themselves.
This two-year ‘read & publish’ agreement with CzechELib combines continued access to Taylor & Francis journals with the opportunity to increase the reach and impact of Czech research by publishing open access in over 2,000 Open Select titles.
You don’t need to do anything. All accepted research meeting the requirements below will be automatically considered for open access publication under this agreement. If funding for your article is approved by your institution, you will receive an email asking you to select the Creative Commons license of your choice – find out about Creative Commons licenses.
To be eligible, articles must:
The majority of Taylor & Francis and Routledge Open Select (hybrid) journals are part of this agreement. Only those titles with the highest article publishing charges are excluded. Please speak to your library to check whether the journal you are submitting to is covered by this agreement.
Yes, CzechELib and Taylor & Francis have agreed a maximum number of open access articles to be published for each year of this partnership. Please be aware that this limit might therefore be reached before the end of a year, at which point the open access publishing element of the agreement will be paused until the beginning of the following year. However, even if the article allocation is reached, individual institutions may still have funds to continue supporting OA publishing. Please speak to your library for further details.
Read our quick guide to open access publishing definitions here.