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If you are a researcher in Norway, you could be eligible to publish open access at no cost to yourself.

Discover if your institution is covered


Corresponding authors that are based at the participating institutions in Norway are now eligible publish their research open access in Taylor & Francis and Routledge Open Select (hybrid) journals at no cost to the author.

The 'read and publish' agreement between Taylor & Francis and UNIT combines continued access to Taylor & Francis and Routledge journals whilst offering the opportunity to publish open access. Use our open access options finder to explore the full list of Open Select titles.

For more information on the UNIT agreement, visit our Author Services.

What should I do to make my research open access?

You don’t need to do anything. All new research meeting the requirements below will automatically be considered for open access publication under this agreement. If funding for your article is approved, you will receive an email asking you to choose a Creative Commons License.

Which publishing license will apply?

The Research Council of Norway (Norges forskningsråd) and the participating institutions recommend the license Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). You will have the opportunity to select either CC BY or CC BY-NC-ND. Read more information about Creative Commons licences.

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What are the requirements?

To be eligible, articles must:

  • Be original research articles. Other types of paper, such as Editorials, Announcements, and Book Reviews, are not covered by this agreement.
  • Be accepted for publication between November 18 2019 and December 31 2022.
  • Have a corresponding author based at one of the participating Norwegian institutions (see below).
  • Be published in a Taylor & Francis or Routledge Open Select (hybrid) journal that has a standard article publish charge. Use our open access options finder to explore the full list of Open Select titles.

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Why should you publish open access?


Increased visibility and discoverability: On average, we have eight times more readers for open access articles than for traditionally published articles. Higher readership could result in more citations for your paper.

Impact beyond academia: Your article will be made freely and permanently available online to all. Your research could inform and develop public policy and teaching practices, be read by the public, or even be picked up by the media!

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