American Chemical Society

Introduction: this agreement gives current staff and students at participating institutions:

  • Access to current content from ACS journals.
  • The ability to make articles accepted for publication in eligible ACS journals open access, without the author paying an article processing charge (APC). Further details below.

Agreement period: 1 January 2021 – 31 December 2025

Participating members:

  • Dublin City University
  • Maynooth University
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • Technological University Dublin
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • University College Cork
  • University College Dublin
  • University of Galway
  • University of Limerick

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OA quota per year: 111 articles, to be used by participating members on a first-com-first-served basis. There is a provision in the agreement for purchasing extra articles if required.

Journals eligible for OA publishing:

Eligible authors: the corresponding author is a current staff member or student of a participating member institution at the time an article is accepted for publication. Invitations to make articles OA are subject to approval by member institutions.

Eligible article types: any peer-reviewed articles. 

OA publishing license: CC-BY only. 

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