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Sage has an agreement with Bibliosan to publish articles open access. The agreement for participating organizations will run commencing January 01, 2022, through December 31, 2024. The details of the agreement are as follows:

To qualify for the agreement, the corresponding author must be affiliated with an institution participating in the Bibliosan consortium agreement and have an article accepted for publication between January 01, 2022, and December 31, 2024. The participating member organization list is available here.

Subscription journals: Corresponding authors publishing an article in 900+ subscription journals in the 2024 Sage Premier package which offers hybrid open access publishing (Sage Choice), can be published open access at a highly discounted rate of 200 GBP. Charges other than the author article process charge (APC) may still apply, please refer to individual journal submission guidelines.

The corresponding author must be affiliated with a member institution participating in the license agreement for their article to qualify for the article processing charge (APC) discount.

Authors in subscription journals do not need to take any action to benefit from this offer. Sage will contact all eligible authors (corresponding authors affiliated with the participating institutions of the consortium) to inform them of the agreement and invite them to the Sage Open Access Portal to take up the offer as soon as their accepted article has been received into Sage’s Production department.

Gold open access journals: Corresponding authors publishing an article in a Gold open access journal are entitled to a 20% discount on the prevailing article processing charge (APC) for that journal. For participating journals view the Gold journal title list. This discount will be applied automatically in the Sage Open Access Portal. Where an author is eligible for more than one discount, discounts cannot be combined but the highest discount available to the author will be applied to the APC due.

The corresponding author must be affiliated with a member institution participating in the license agreement for their article to qualify for the article processing charge (APC) discount. 

Authors do not need to take any action to benefit from this offer. Sage will contact all eligible authors to inform them of the agreement and invite them to the Sage Open Access Portal to take up the offer as soon as their accepted article has been received into Sage’s Production department.