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Read and Publish Agreements for Open Access Publishing

The Library has a number of “Read and Publish” deals that allow Koc University corresponding authors to publish open access in selected journals without payment of an Article Processing Charge (APC).

Oxford Journals Online Agreement



Agreement What you need to do

The “Read and Publish” agreement with Oxford University Press,  which started in January 2023, will continue in 2024.

Within the scope of the agreement, Koç University members will not pay any Article Processing Fee (APC) for the articles to be published in Oxford Hybrid Journals.

There is no limit to the number of articles to be published.


  • The corresponding author should be a Koç University author.
  • Be accepted for publication in an Oxford journal covered by the agreement.
  • Articles must have an acceptance date that falls within the period of the current agreement. (01.01.2024 - 31.12.2026)
  • Once your paper is accepted under this agreement, a Creative Commons license should be selected.
    (Available options are CC BY 4.0 and CC BY-NC 4.0)
Eligible Titles: Oxford journals covered by the agreement.
Excluded titles: No excluded title is specified
Eligible article types: Research articles, review articles, brief reports, and case reports.
Licenses options: Available Creative Commons licenses are CC BY 4.0 and CC BY-NC 4.0) Agreement Ends: December 31st, 2024
Oxford Read & Publish Agreement Author Guide

Oxford Read & Publish Journals