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Al-Quds University is part of the EIFL-negotiated agreement with Sage through the EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) licensing programme. The agreement will run from January 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023. The details of the agreement are as follows:

Subscription journals: Corresponding authors publishing an article in 900+ subscription journals (the 2023 Premier Package): which offer hybrid open access publishing (Sage Choice) can be published open access, free of charge. Charges other than the author article process charge (APC) may still apply, please refer to individual journal submission guidelines.

Gold open access journals: Corresponding authors publishing an article in a gold open access journal are also entitled to a full waiver on the article processing charge (APC) as part of Sage’s waiver policy for Research4Life countries. This discount will be applied automatically in the Sage Open Access Portal. For journal exceptions and more information please see Gold Open Access Article Processing Charge Waivers.

Authors in subscription journals do not need to take any action to benefit from this offer. Sage will contact all eligible authors informing them of the Open Access agreement with EIFL inviting 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.

For more information, please visit the EIFL website.