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The objective of this resource is to inform the UNSW community of changes to the Library Collection and open access publishing agreements in which the University participates.

Rockefeller University Press Open Access Publishing Agreement

Agreement duration: The UNSW agreement is from 1st January 2023 - 31st December 2025.

Summary: Rockefeller University Press is a non-profit publisher that publishes research in the life sciences and biomedicine fields.

Titles included: Journal of Cell Biology, Journal of Experimental Medicine, and Journal of General Physiology.

Information for authors: UNSW corresponding authors must use their UNSW institutional email address ( to be eligible under this agreement. UNSW's Research Organisation Registry (ROR) identifier will also be used to affiliate correctly. All publishing fees are included in this agreement. Refer to the Rockefeller University Press UNSW pageFor journal response times between submission and acceptance you should check the specific journal guidelines for accurate information.

Acceptance date: Eligible articles that have an acceptance date during the term of this agreement are eligible to be published open access under the terms of the agreement.

Number of included articles: There is no limit on the number of articles that may be published by UNSW corresponding authors open access under this agreement.

Sharing via repositories: This agreement aligns with UNSW's Open Access policy however, there is no automated loading to UNSWorks. Papers are deposited directly to PubMed Central (PMC) and subsequently to Europe PMC.

How to submit your article for open access publishing:

  1. The UNSW corresponding author should follow the usual article submission process via the journal webpage.

  2. On acceptance of the article, the publisher will ask the corresponding author to complete a form (publishing agreement).

  3. On acceptance of the manuscript, the payment system will allow UNSW corresponding authors to choose UNSW as their institution and remove the open access fee. Articles from authors at participating institutions will be published under a CC BY licence.

  4. To comply with the Open Access policy the UNSW corresponding author will need to retain the rights to either the Published Version of Record or Author Accepted Manuscript, and deposit into UNSWorks using a CC BY licence.

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 open access publishing agreement please use this short form.

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