Oxford University Press

1 Jan 2021 – 31 Dec 2023

  • The IReL-OUP agreement allows eligible corresponding authors in participating institutions to publish original research and review articles open access upon publication at no extra cost.
  • Eligible journals: all 84 OUP published open access journals and over 360 hybrid journals (subscription journals which include open access content).  20 titles are subscription-only so do not currently offer open access. Title lists (correct as of April 2021)
  • Eligible authors: at the time of an article is accepted for publication, the corresponding author must be a current staff member or student with a participating institution. 
  • For articles accepted from April 2021: eligible corresponding authors will be invited to make their articles open access on acceptance.
  • For articles accepted between January 2021 and March 2021: eligible corresponding authors will be contacted by OUP in late April 2021, inviting them to make the article open access retrospectively. 

Participating members

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

Further information

  • Information for authors
  • details on ESAC registry (coming soon)