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Open Access

The University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna negotiates in close cooperation with the Austian Academic Consortium Open Access elements in license agreements.

As a result of these negotiations, university members can publish articles in scientific journals free of charge or at reduced publication fees. Furthermore access to large e-journal portfolio is made possible. The currently valid agreements are listed alphabetically by publisher in the menu "Open Access Agreements".

Scientists at Vetmeduni can publish open access articles free of charge in 62 subscription journals published by American Chemical Society.

A list of eligible journals under this agreement can be found here

Under which conditions can you publish free of charge?

  • Corresponding Author is affiliated with Vetmeduni at the time of acceptance of the article.
  • The email address of Vetmeduni is used for submission.
  • The article was accepted for publication by the relevant magazine.
  • The article must have been accepted for publication during the term of the contract (01.01.2020 to 31.12.2022).
  • The submitted and accepted contribution does not correspond to one of the following article types: Additional and Corrections, Expressions of Concern, Retraction, In This Issue, Introducing our Authors.

Please note:

The agreement signed with the American Chemical Society does not include the assumption of fees such as Page Charges, Color Charges or similar.

Further information:

Scientists of Vetmeduni have the opportunity to publish in 174 subscription or gold open access journals of the Science Technology Medicine Collection free of charge.

A list of eligible journals under this agreement can be found here

Under which conditions can you publish free of charge?

  • Corresponding Author is affiliated with the Vetmeduni
  • The email address of Vetmeduni is used for submission
  • The article was accepted for publication by the respective magazine
  • The article to be published must correspond to one of the following article types: Research Article, Review Article or Rapid Communication.

    Please note:
  • The agreement concluded with Cambridge University Press does not include the assumption of fees such as page charges, color charges or similar.
  • Changing the corresponding author after the peer review is not permitted.
     

  Further information:

Vetmeduni employees can publish open access articles free of charge in Elsevier and Cell Press subcription journals and Elsevier, Cell Press and The Lancet Gold Open Access journals (for submissions from 1.1.2021).

A list of eligible journals for the Elseview Open Access Agreement can be found here.

Under which conditions can you publish free of charge?

  • Corresponding Author is affiliated with Vetmeduni
  • The email address of Vetmeduni is used for submission
  • The article was accepted for publication by the respective journal
  • The article to be published must correspond to one of the following article types: Case Report, Data, Full-length article, Microarticle, Original software publication, Practice Guidelines, Protocol, Review article, Replication Studies, Short communication, Short survey or Video Article

Please note:

  • The agreement signed with Elsevier does not include the assumption of fees such as Page Charges, Color Charges or similar
  • The publisher grants a discount of 15% on publications in Elsevier Gold Open Access journals submitted before 1.1.2021

Further information

Scientists of Vetmeduni can publish in over 70 Frontiers journals with a 10% discount on the Article Processing Charge (APC) for all articles submitted and accepted since mid-March 2018.

Under what conditions can publication be cheaper?

  • Corresponding Author is affiliated with the Vetmeduni.
  • The email address of Vetmeduni is used for submission.
  • During the submission process, Vetmeduni is indicated as the paying institution. (For publications in the context of FWF projects, please select the FWF.)
  • The submitted and accepted contribution corresponds to Article Type A (including Clinical Study Protocol, Methods, Original Research, Policy and Practice Reviews, Protocols, Review, Systematic Review, Technology Report).

The APC settles the university library directly with the authors. The author as well as the secretariat of the respective facility, receive a cost overview with the request for payment approval and denotation of a cost unit. The university library forwards this information to the finance department, which then charges the respective cost units.

Further information:

Scientists of Vetmeduni can publish at no charge in the journals (.pdf) of the IWA.

Please note the following steps:

  • Creation of a personalized account with email address of Vetmeduni.
  • Mention the affiliation Vetmeduni as part of the submission
     

Further information:

Vetmeduni employees receive a 20% discount on the Article Processing Charge (APC) in Gold Open Access journals.

A list of eligible journals under this agreement can be found here.

Under which conditions can publication be cheaper?

  • Corresponding Author is affiliated with the Vetmeduni.
  • The email address of Vetmeduni is used for submission.

The APC settles the university library directly with the authors. The author as well as the secretariat of the respective facility, receive a cost overview with the request for payment approval and denotation of a cost unit. The university library forwards this information to the finance department, which then charges the respective cost units.

Further information:

Vetmeduni employees can publish Open Access in over 1,850 Springer subscription journals (Springer Open-Choice) free of charge.

A list of eligible journals under the Springer Compact Open Access agreement can be found here.

Under which conditions can you publish free of charge?

  • Corresponding Author is affiliated with Vetmeduni at the time of acceptance of the article.
  • The email address of Vetmeduni is used for submission.
  • The submitted and accepted contribution corresponds to one of the following article types: OriginalPaper, ReviewPaper, BriefCommunication, ContinuingEducation.

Workflow:

  • When submitting the article, please state your affiliation with Vetmeduni.
  • If the article is accepted, Springer will provide you with a link to the "MyPublication" online form and you can consent to the Open Access publication here.

Please note:

Fees such as page charges, color charges, etc. will be charged separately with the submitter, if applicable, by the respective journal.

Further information:

For publications in "Springer Nature" Open-Access Journals (including SpringerOpen, BMC Palgrave Macmillan) a limited publishing fund has been set up to cover article processing charges.

Requirements:

  • Corresponding Author is affiliated with Vetmeduni.
  • The email address of Vetmeduni is used for submission.
  • The submitted and accepted publication corresponds to one of the following article types: Original Paper, Review Paper, Brief Communication.
  • No further funding has been recieved (FWF, ERC, etc.)

Workflow:

  • When submitting the article, please state your affiliation with Vetmeduni and use your Vetmeduni email address.
  • The university will crosscheck the details. In case the publication fulfills all the requirements the APC will be settled automatically via the publishing fund.

Please note:

The resources of the limited publishing fund are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Further information

Vetmeduni employees can publish Open Access in all 1,300 sucription journals from Wiley (Online Open) free of charge.

A list of eligible journals under this agreement can be found here.

Under which conditions can you publish free of charge?

  • Corresponding Author is affiliated with Vetmeduni at the time of acceptance of the article.
  • During the process of submission "Online Open" option must be selected.
  • The article must have been accepted for publication during the term of the contract (01.01.2021 – 31.12.2023).
  • The submitted and accepted contribution corresponds to one of the following article types: Primary Research Article or Review Article

Workflow:

  • When submitting the article, please quote your affiliation with Vetmeduni.
  • If your article was accepted, Wiley will inform you about the possibility of Open Access publication. For this, the selection "OnlineOpen" is necessary.
  • Select your affiliation to Vetmeduni ("Kemö Institution").
  • Ideally, use your email address from Vetmeduni. This will make it easier to identify that you belong to Vetmeduni.

Please note:

Fees such as page charges, color charges, etc. will be charged separately with the submitter, if applicable, by the respective journal

Further information: