Elsevier has policies from copyright to digital archiving and funding agreements.
Elsevier has established agreements and developed policies to allow authors who publish in Elsevier journals to comply with manuscript archiving requirements of a number of funding bodies, as specified as conditions of researcher grant awards. These agreements and policies enable authors to comply with their funding body’s archiving policy without having to violate their publishing agreements with Elsevier. The agreements and policies are intended to support the needs of Elsevier authors, editors and society publishing partners, and to protect the quality and integrity of the peer-review process. They are examples of Elsevier’s ongoing engagement with scientific and academic communities to explore ways to deliver demonstrable and sustainable benefits for the research communities we serve.
Elsevier have developed several policies to assist our customers to understand our position on key issues within our Universal Access programme. These policies include accessibility policies, article posting policies, content mining policies, double dipping policies and funding body policies.