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Collection updates

The objective of this resource is to inform the UNSW community of changes to the library collection and transformative agreements the University has entered into for open access publishing.

EDP Sciences S2O

Agreement duration: The UNSW agreement is from 1st January 2023 - 31st December 2025. NB: a decision is made annually by the publisher as to whether the year's content will be published in open or subscription only access. The opening of each year's content is contingent on sufficient participation from academic libraries.

Summary: EDP Sciences is an academic publisher founded by learned societies in 1920. Today EDP Sciences publishes journals across a broad range of scientfic, technical and medical disciplines, including mathematics and astrophysics.

Titles included: 

Information for authors: This Subscribe to Open (S2O) agreement allows UNSW Library to subscribe to journals that UNSW requires. Subscription payments go to support open access publication rather than read only access. With this model accepted articles from UNSW eligible corresponding authors will be published Diamond OA. This means there are no author fees (except for page charges for Astronomy & Astrophysics journal) and the article will be immediately available, published under a CC BY licence. UNSW corresponding authors must use their UNSW institutional email address ( to be eligible under this agreement

Corresponding authors should not use personal email addresses (e.g. Hotmail, Gmail) or email addresses affiliated with other organisations, research centres or institutes. Otherwise they may be ineligible under the terms of this agreement.

For any queries about this transformative agreement please contact the Collection Development & Policy Unit via

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