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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.

Taylor & Francis Open Access Publishing Agreement

Agreement duration: The UNSW agreement is from 1st January 2023 - 31st December 2025 or until the annual publication cap is reached.

Summary: Taylor & Francis Online provides access to cross-disciplinary peer-reviewed journals across humanities and social sciences, science and technology, medicine and healthcare, and engineering fields of research.

Titles included:  2024 Taylor & Francis Read and Publish Title List

Information for authors: Refer to the author publishing journey. Further, UNSW corresponding authors must use their UNSW institutional email address ( to be eligible under this agreement. This agreement allows researchers to publish open access under a CC BY or CC BY-NC-ND licence. There may be additional page charges that remain payable by the corresponding author. There is a 10% discount for eligible UNSW corresponding authors on APCs on open select hybrid titles outside of this agreement. For journal response times between submission and acceptance you should check the specific journal guidelines for accurate information.

Eligible article types: Article, review, research article, review article, report, short communication, case report note, original article, guest editorial.

Acceptance date: Eligible articles that have an acceptance date during the term of this agreement 1st January 2023 - 31st December 2025. Articles accepted before the start of this agreement are not eligible.

Number of included articles: This is a capped agreement. In 2024 the number of articles is limited to 3844 (75% of 2023 publishing output of participating institutions).

How to submit your article for open access publishing:

  1. The UNSW corresponding author should follow the usual article submission process via the journals homepage or search via Taylor & Francis online journals.

  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  or CC BY-NC-ND 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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