Open access information for journal authors

There are a number of ways you can make your research open access when submitting and publishing in Elsevier journals – for details, visit the open access pages. Download Elsevier's guide to publishing open access (PDF).

We also have a recorded lecture entitled "Open access and navigating the journal landscape" on Publishing Campus >>

Elsevier has a number of agreements in place with funding bodies and institutions, including the Wellcome Trust, European Research Council and the National Institutes of Health, to help you comply with open access policies. For details about the agreements, select your funder or institution on the agreements page.

Why publish open access with Elsevier?

  • Quality, established and reputable journals indexed by Scopus and supporting ORCID and Crossref to help maintain your publication record.
  • Reaching key audiences' with 10 million active users per month using our publishing platform ScienceDirect.
  • Tailored open access publication options so authors can decide how best to publish open access.

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