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Open Access Publishing at the University of Notre Dame

IOP Publishing Discount Details

Who is covered?

Corresponding authors affiliated with the University of Notre Dame. 

Which journals are covered?

Please see this list of eligible journals (A, B, C, and D lists).


What is the discount?

The Read and Publish agreement between the University of Notre Dame and the Institute of Physics waives article processing charges (APCs) at 100% for qualifying journals for papers/special issue papers; reviews and/or letters.


How can I apply for this discount?

See the IOP “A guide to submitting under a transformative agreement” web page for step-by-step instructions. 


Which licenses are available?

Corresponding authors who submit articles under the IOP-University of Notre Dame Read and Publish agreement will have their work published under a CC-BY Creative Commons license, the standard gold open access license for IOP journals. The only exception is for the journals of The Electrochemical Society, which offer a choice of CC-BY or CC-BY-NC-ND.


See this IOP video to learn more about what the CC BY license covers and how to sign the copyright form to publish under a transformative agreement.


What is the business model behind this arrangement?

The University of Notre Dame has a transformative “Read & Publish” agreement with IOP which covers access to IOP journals and payments for open access publication of University of Notre Dame research in specific IOP journals.