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Transformative Agreements

Here you will find information about SCU's transformative agreements, agreements that allow SCU-affiliated authors to publish Open Access articles at no cost

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Participating Journals

2068 hybrid journals contained within Springer, society-owned “Academic Journals on”, Adis, and Palgrave collections included in your current subscription. It does not include reading or open publishing of Nature-branded or Scientific American content; also excludes third-party titles from Pleiades Publishing.

What is the cost to the author?

No cost. This is a cost-neutral agreement with no additional costs for publication incurred by the library.

Publishing Workflow

Who Can Publish?

Corresponding faculty, lecturer, staff, and student authors at subscribing institutions.

Which Article types qualify?

Original Papers, Review Papers, Brief Communications, Continuing Education