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Open Access Publishing at the University of Notre Dame

Royal Society of Chemistry Publishing Details

Who is covered?

Corresponding authors from the University of Notre Dame. Eligible (Notre Dame) authors must be the primary corresponding author as designated in the article submission system, and their Customer Site (Notre Dame) must be stated as their affiliation in both the article and the submission system workflow. 

Which journals are covered?

All Royal Society of Chemistry Hybrid and Gold Open Access journals, including RSC Advances are covered. A listing of both Hybrid and Gold OA journals is available here

What is the discount?

The Read and Publish agreement between the University of Notre Dame and the Royal Society of Chemistry waives article processing charges (APCs) at 100% for qualifying journals. 

How can I apply for this discount?

Detailed instructions for submissions are available in this document

Which licenses are available?

The Royal Society of Chemistry offers two options for licenses: CC BY and CC BY-NC. More information regarding the Royal Society of Chemistry's Open Access policy is available here

What is the business model behind this arrangement?

The University of Notre Dame has partnered with Lyrasis to secure this Read and Publish agreement.