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Read & Publish Agreements

Read & Publish agreements enable authors to publish papers as open access without paying an article processing charge. The charges are covered by the library. 

If your institution is listed below you can publish open access with us for no fee.

Authors at any Max Planck institution can also publish open access for free. Costs are covered by a slightly different Publish and Read deal. 

Read & Publish agreements apply to all articles submitted between 1 January and 31 December of the year the agreement is in place.

Agreements for 2021:

United Kingdom  
University of St Andrews UK
Bangor University UK
University of Birmingham UK 
Cardiff University UK
The University of Edinburgh UK 
Lancaster University UK
Loughborough University UK
The University of Liverpool UK
The University of Manchester UK 
Newcastle University UK
Open University UK
University of Oxford UK
University of Strathclyde UK
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine UK
The University of Sheffield UK
University of Stirling UK
University of Sussex UK
Queens University Belfast UK
Europe and the Middle East  
Institute of Science and Technology Austria Austria
University of Salzburg Austria
Danmarks Tekniske Universitet Denmark
Eindhoven University of Technology Netherlands
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Germany
Maynooth University Ireland
National University of Ireland Galway Ireland
Royal College Surgeons in Ireland Ireland
Technological University Dublin Ireland
Trinity College Dublin Ireland
University College Cork Ireland
University College Dublin Ireland
University of Limerick Ireland
Higher Education Authority Ireland
Science Foundation Ireland Ireland
Teagasc  Ireland
Göteborgs Universitet Sweden
Karolinska Institutet Sweden
Kungl. Tekniska Högskolan Sweden
Linköpings Universitet Sweden
Lunds Universitet Sweden
Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet Sweden
Stockholms Universitet Sweden
Umeå Universitet Sweden
Uppsala Universitet Sweden
Lib4RI – Library for the Research Institutes within the ETH Domain:
Eawag, Empa, PSI & WSL
Switzerland
Weizmann Institute of Science Israel
Tel-Aviv University Israel
Hebrew University of Jerusalem Israel 
University of Haifa  Israel
KAUST Saudi Arabia
Australia and New Zealand  
CSIRO Australia
Deakin University Australia
Macquarie University Australia
Monash University Australia
Murdoch University Australia
QUT Australia
University of Canterbury New Zealand
University of Waikato New Zealand
Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand 
Massey University New Zealand
Auckland University of Technology New Zealand
United States of America  
University of Florida USA
University of Iowa USA
The Ohio State University USA 
Texas A&M University USA

If you are an author with a question about Read & Publish please email publishing@royalsociety.org.

If you are a librarian with a question about Read & Publish please email access@royalsociety.org.


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