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OA Publishing in ACS Journals

In which content can OA articles be published?
In subscription journals that have an OA publishing option (= hybrid) and Gold OA journals.

What types of articles will be accepted?
All types of articles aside from Additional and Corrections, Expressions of Concern, In This Issue, and Introducing our Authors.

Which licenses are available?
CC-BY 4.0
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Which authors will be accepted?
Corresponding authors affiliated with JKU at the time of acceptance.

Are FWF articles covered?
Yes, up until the end of 2026.

How are the authors identified?
By the e-mail domain or entering the institution name (JKU).

Are there any costs or fees for authors?
No. There are no costs or fees for Open Access publishing in ACS journals.

What is the process for authors?
After being accepted, eligible authors can view the author dashboard to select whether or not they would like to publish Open Access and will receive detailed information about the agreement. This is managed through RightsLink. The library will follow up and send confirmation.




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