Oxford University Press

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

  • Access to:
    • current content from all of OUP’s subscription journals, including new journals added during the Agreement
    • OUP reference resources (for selected members only):
      • Oxford Art Online: Grove Art
      • Oxford Dictionaries Online (ODO)
      • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB)
      • Oxford English Dictionary (OED)
      • Oxford Music Online
      • Oxford Reference Online (ORO) Premium
  • The ability to make their articles accepted for publication in eligible OUP journals open access, without the author paying an article processing charge (APC). Further details below.

Agreement period:

  • 1 Jan 2024 – 31 Dec 2026

Participating members

  • Atlantic Technological University
  • Dublin City University
  • Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
  • Dundalk Institute of Technology
  • Institute of Art, Design + Technology
  • Mary Immaculate College
  • Maynooth University
  • Munster Technological University
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • South East Technological University
  • Teagasc
  • Technological University Dublin
  • Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • University College Cork
  • University College Dublin
  • University of Galway
  • University of Limerick

Publisher pages:

Eligible journals:

  • all OUP hybrid journals (subscription journals which include open access content). 
  • see the list of all the eligible journals in all IReL open access agreements, including OUP: http://bit.ly/irelOAjournals.

Eligible authors: at the time of an article is accepted into production, the corresponding author must be a current staff member or student with a participating institution. 

Eligible article types: all article types. 

OA quota per year:

  • Hybrid journals:
    • 2024: 151 articles
    • 2025: 159 articles 
    • 2026: 166 articles

OA publishing license: Journals offer one or more of the following, depending on the journal: CC BY 4.0, CC BY-NC 4.0, and CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. 

Further information: