Corresponding authors based at participating institutions in Finland are now eligible to publish open access in Taylor & Francis and Routledge Open Select (hybrid) journals at no cost to the author.
A ‘read and publish’ agreement between Taylor & Francis Group and FinELib consortium, combines continued access to Taylor & Francis and Routledge journals with the opportunity to publish a set number of articles open access during the agreement period, until the end of 2022.
You don’t need to do anything. All new research meeting the requirements below will automatically be 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 choose a Creative Commons License. You will have the opportunity to select either CC BY (recommended by the FinELib-consortium) or CC BY-NC-ND. Find out about Creative Commons licenses.
To be eligible, articles must:
FinELib consortium strongly recommends the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY) which many funders (for example the Academy of Finland) require. You will have the opportunity to select either CC BY or CC BY-NC-ND. Find out about Creative Commons licenses.
Yes, FinELib 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 talk to your library for further details.
Please contact the library at your own institution for further details.
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