American Psychological Association (APA)

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

  • Access to PsycINFO and PsycArticles. 
  • The ability to make their APA articles open access without the author paying an article processing charge (APC).

Agreement period: 1 Aug 2022 – 31 Dec 2024.

Participating members:

  • Dublin City University
  • Mary Immaculate College
  • Maynooth University
  • National University Ireland, Galway
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (access to PsycINFO only, not PsycArticles. RCSI does not participate in OA publishing element of this agreement)
  • Technological University Dublin
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • University College Cork
  • University College Dublin
  • University of Limerick

Publisher page: https://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/resources/open-access-irel

OA quota per year: unlimited.

Journals eligible for OA publishing:

Eligible authors: the corresponding author must be a current staff member or student of a participating institution at the time the article is accepted for publication. 

Eligible article types: Journal Article. 

OA publishing license: CC-BY only.   

Further information:

  • Press release [coming soon]
  • listing on ESAC registry of transformative agreements [coming soon]