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Dissemination and publication / Open Access

How to publish Open Access

There are two types of Open Access publishing

Making the material available by self-archiving ("Green OA")

  1. You have already published an article in a peer reviewed journal, following the HiOA Open Access policy by making a copy of the publication available in the HiOA Science Archive ODA by uploading it to Cristin.

The version archived in ODA is usually your latest manuscript draft, following the peer-review but ahead of publication. Most publishing houses permit some kind of self-archiving.

The Learning Center and Library discusses the rights of open publishing with the individual publisher.

Open Access publishing (”Gold OA”)

You publish your article directly in an open, peer-reviewed journal or book series.

How to publish gold Open Access

  1. Find an Open Access journal within your subject area
  2. Do you need money for the article processing charge (APC) or book processing charge (BPC)? Or for the storage of open research data?  HiOA will cover your Open Access  publication fees.
  3. Finish by depositing your article in Cristin.

Launch an OA journal or change an existing journal into Open Access

The Learning Centre and Library offers a platform for publishing Open Access journals. Do you wish to start a new journal or change from printed to digital publishing? Read more about  how to launch an OA journal.