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Sage Open Access Agreement with the University of Pennsylvania

Choose open access publishing for increased impact and global visibility

  • Publish open access in the journal of your choice
  • Benefit from free open access publishing in over 900 hybrid journals
  • When publishing in a gold OA journal, you’ll receive a 100% discount

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Benefits of open access publishing

Sage is a long-term advocate of open science, and we are committed to providing sustainable routes to open access for our authors. When you publish with us, you can expect:

  • Friendly end-to-end author care and award-winning author resources
  • Quality assurance through rigorous peer review, editorial excellence, and production expertise
  • Prompt online publication via our award-winning platform Sage Journals
  • Global accessibility, driving impact and dissemination of your work


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What is open access?

Why publish Open Access?

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Deal specifics

If you are a corresponding author at the University of Pennsylvania, you can publish open access as follows:

  • In over 900 subscription journals free of charge
  • In over 150 gold open access journal with a 100% discount on the article processing charge

Upon acceptance, all eligible authors will be invited to take up the offer of open access publishing via the Sage Open Access Portal.

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Please note: These terms apply to corresponding authors that are part of the University of Pennsylvania agreement only. Learn more about Sage’s flexible routes to open access and our open access agreements.