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Geoscience Publishers with Sponsored Open Access Options (Hybrid Journals)


Publisher Sponsored
OA Program
Self Archive
Preprint
Self Archive
Postprint
Terms Fee
American Chemical Society Author Choice (Yes) (Yes) Authors can archive pre- or post-prints after 12 months with editors permission; fee depends on affiliation and membership $1,000 - $3,000
American Geophysical Union Wiley Online Open (Yes) (Yes) Authors can archive pre- or post-prints; final PDF can be archived immediately on publication if Online Open option chosen $3,000
American Institute of Physics Author Select Yes Yes Authors can archive pre- and post-prints $2,200
American Society for Microbiology Optional Open Access No Yes Authors can post to IR, personal & employer web sites 6 months after publication $2,000 - $3,000
American Physical Society Open Access Option Yes Yes Authors have right to copy, distribute, transmit, & adapt the work; proper credit must be given $1,700 - $2,700 depending on journal
Cambridge University Press Cambridge Open Option Yes Yes Accepted manuscripts can be posted with no embargo; Fee for immediate open access $2,700
Clay Minerals Society Open Access Option No (Yes) Articles open on all sites for a fee; same fee to archive in IR $250 per page
Elsevier Article Sponsorship Yes Yes Preprints can be posted on author web site or IR; Accepted peer-reviewed manuscripts can be posted on author web site or IR; Final version can be posted for a fee $500 to $5,000 depending on journal
Geological Society of America Open Access Option Yes (Embargo) (Yes) Accepted preprints can be posted after 12 mo. embargo; Fee for open access to published articles $2,500
Mary Ann Liebert Liebert Open Access No Information Yes Fee for open access to published articles $3,200
Mineralogical Society of America Open Access Option No (Yes) Articles open on all sites for a fee; same fee to archive in IR $250 per page
Mineralogical Society of Great Britain & Ireland Open Access Option Yes (Yes) Preprints can be posted after embargo; Articles open on all sites for a fee; same fee to archive in IR; 24 mo. Embargo £1500
National Academy of Sciences Open Access Option Yes Yes Preprints can be posted online; Articles open for a fee; Postprint can be posted on web sites; all articles open after 6 months $1,000 to $1,350
Nature Publishing Group Open Access Option Yes (Yes) Author's version (not peer-reviewed) can be posted 6 months after publication; Fee for open access not available for all NPG titles $4,800 to $5,200
National Research Council of Canada Press OpenArticle Yes Yes Authors can post pre-prints; Postprint can be posted for a fee; Articles open for a fee $3,000
Oxford University Press Oxford Open Yes (Yes) Preprints can be posted; Post peer-review articles can be posted after 12 mo. embargo; Open Access for a fee £1,000 - £2,500
Routledge see Taylor & Francis
Royal Society (UK) EXiS (Excellence in Science) Open Choice Yes Yes Preprints and postprints can be deposited at any time; All articles OA after 24 months $2,380
Royal Society of Chemistry RSC Open Science Yes Yes Postprints can be archived after 12 mo. embargo; Official PDF of OA articles can be posted on author web site or in IR £1,000 to £2,500
Sage Sage Choice Yes Yes Postprints can be posted in IR after embargo; OA available for a fee $1,500 - $3,000
E. Schweizerbart Science Open Access Option No No Authors can pay a fee for open access €995 (6 pages or less); add'l pages €166 each
Society for General Microbiology Open Access Option No Yes Postprints can be posted after 12 mos.; all articles OA from publisher after 24 mos. £1,750
Society of Exploration Geophysicists Hybrid Open Access No No Authors pay fee for open access $2,500
Springer Open Choice Yes Yes Authors may archive postprints 12 months after publication; OA articles can be archived in IR $3,000
Taylor & Francis Open Select Yes (Yes) Postprints can be archived after embargo period, which depends on journal; Fee to publish OA $2,950
Wiley Online Open Yes (Yes) Online Open PDF can be posted in IR; Postprints can be archived with permission $3,000 (more for some society journals)

Compiled by Shaun Hardy, Carnegie Institution of Washington; updated October 2012