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Article About Publishing Without Paying Transaction Fee (ACM, ACS, IOP, Springer Nature and WİLEY)

ACM Digital Library

Under the ACM Open (Read & Publish) agreement:

Publishing fee (Article Processing Fee - APC) will not be charged for articles in ACM Open journals and conference proceedings. There will be no restrictions on the articles to be published. Get detailed information from the link below.

Please click for access and detailed information of the journals that you can publish free of charge.


American Chemical Society (ACS)

A Read and Publish agreement have been made with the American Chemical Society (ACS), to which we subscribe, through ANKOS (Anatolian University Libraries Consortium). Due to our subscription to ACS Journals, your publications as a corresponding author will be published as open access in ACS journals without the article processing charge (APC). The agreement covers publication in all ACS journals, including ACS Omega, JACS Au, ACS Au, and all ACS hybrid journals. The agreement does not include publishing eBooks or articles that are additions, corrections, or editorials.

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 Important Details:

1) the submitting corresponding author must indicate affiliation to our institution by selecting the institution from the dropdown list in their Paragon Plus profile. The submitting corresponding author must be identified as the individual who is to communicate with ACS throughout the peer review process,

2) the submitting corresponding author should utilize their university email address in their Paragon Plus profile to better assist the agreement administrator in determining qualification.

Corresponding authors meeting all of the criteria mentioned above will be referred to as “qualifying authors.” As a qualifying author, a funding request will be automatically generated at the time of manuscript acceptance. You will receive a notification from Copyright Clearance Center once action is taken on the funding request.

When completing the Journal Publishing Agreement, your manuscript should be identified as belonging to the agreement. If the manuscript is not identified as belonging to the agreement or if you have problems with the open access publication of your article, don’t hesitate to contact the ACS at OAOps@acs.org .


Institute of Physics (IOP)

Pursuant to the Read and Publish Agreement, IOP member institutions will be able to publish their publications in journals defined as Hybrid and Gold Open Access as open access without paying an Article Processing Charge (APC). There will be no limit on the number of articles to be published. Click for detailed information.

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Springer Nature

Within the scope of the EKUAL Project carried out by TÜBİTAK ULAKBİM, access is provided to more than 2,300 electronic journals of Springer Nature publishing house. The current 2022-2024 Springer Nature agreement, which is an access (Read) agreement, has been transformed into the “Read & Publish” model as of January 1, 2024, covering the period 2024-2026.

Within the scope of this second "open access article publishing agreement" at the national level, all EKUAL member institutions in Turkey will continue to provide access to more than 2,300 e-journals of Springer Nature publishing house. However, publications of the authors of EKUAL Member institutions in the "Original Article", "Review Article" and "Continuing Education" types in the Q1 and Q2 Group Springer Nature Hybrid Journals in the Web of Science (SCI, SSCI, AHCI) are within the scope of AE support. It will happen. It will be possible to publish "Open Access" publications sent and accepted to the Springer Nature hybrid journals within the scope of which the corresponding author is an EKUAL Member, without paying the Article Processing Fee (APC), if the author wishes.

Within the scope of the agreement in question, there is an annual OA article publishing quota. If the annual AE article publication quota ends, the author of the relevant publication will have to pay the APC fee himself or his funding institution if he wants to have his article published as OA.

According to the terms of the agreement, there will be no "OA article quota allocation" for institutions. The publication of the responsible author, whose article is accepted in the journals in question, will be queued according to the order of arrival of the publication, if the author wishes, and if there is a quota, ULAKBİM will approve the articles that meet the criteria for OA publication.

The list of journals for AE article publishing support (valid between 01.01.2024 and 31.12.2024) is attached. The Q1/Q2 list, which will be published in JCR on 01.07.2024, will be valid until 31.12.2025.

It will be sufficient for the corresponding author of the publication that is in the journal group and publication type mentioned above and for which AE support will be provided in case of quota, to be an employee of an EKUAL Member institution and to have the name of the member institution mentioned under its name in the publication.

When applying for articles, using corporate e-mails is important for the smooth functioning of AE approval processes.

You can access detailed information from the links below.

Springer Nature-Türkiye OA Agreement

TÜBİTAK EKUAL Databases

Springer Nature Open Access Agreement

Author Guide

Click here to access the list of journals you can publish for free.

Right to Publish Open Access Articles in BMC Group Journals

With the pilot application initiated in BMC Group journals that are not within the scope of the Springer Nature Read and Publish Agreement, a 75% APC discount will be applied to our country. Thus, our researchers who publish in 62 BMC journals will pay only 25% of the total APC fee. BMC Group journal list is below.

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WİLEY

Under the aforementioned Wiley Open Access (AE) Agreement, which is the first "Read and Publish" agreement at the national level, all universities in Turkey will continue to access approximately 1367 e-journals of Wiley publishing house. In addition, the authors of EKUAL Member institutions are published in "Research Article", "Review Article", "Data Article" and "Rapid" in Q1 and Q2 Group Wiley Hybrid and Wiley Gold Journals (excluding Hindawi) in Web of Science (WOS). Publicaition” will be within the scope of AE support. It will be possible to publish "Open Access" publications sent and accepted by the researchers of the EKUAL Member Institution to Wiley journals within the scope, without paying the Article Processing Fee (APC), if the author requests it.

Wiley Gold&Hybrid Q1&Q2 Open Access Supported Journal List -2023

Within the scope of the said agreement, there is an "annual OA article publishing quota". Looking at the data for the last five years, it is predicted that the AE article quotas within the scope of the agreement will meet more than half of the Wiley publications with the TR address.

In the event that the annual OA article publishing quota expires, if the author of the relevant publication wishes to have his article published as an OA, he or the funding agency must pay the APC fee.

According to the terms of the agreement, an “AE article quota allocation” will not be made for institutions. The publication of the author whose article is accepted in the aforementioned journals will be queued in accordance with the "first come, first order" rule, if the author requests it, and if there is a right to publish an OA article in the quota, ULAKBİM will give approval for the article to be published in OA.

Regarding the publications to be supported by AE; It is sufficient for the publications in hybrid journals to be accepted on or after January 01, 2023, and for gold open access journals, they should be submitted and accepted on or after January 01, 2023.

It is sufficient that one of the authors of the above-mentioned journal group and publication type and which has the right to publish an OA article in the quota, one of the authors of the publication to be provided with OA support, and the name of the member institution under the name of the publication.

In case our researchers want to have their articles published as OA, it is important for the AE approval processes to run smoothly when applying for articles to Wiley, and to register their institutional e-mails in the application forms.

Open Access for authors at eligible TÜBİTAK ULAKBİM institutions in Turkey | wiley