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Open Access

Guide developed for RMP Elements and OAR Figshare

Gold Open Access 

Gold Open Access (OA) is when the authors publish their papers in Open Access journals or books which are free to be accessed and read immediately on publication, without restrictions.  Publishers usually charge authors an Article Processing Charge (APC) to cover the costs of peer-review and publishing.  The author usually pays the APC.

What to consider before publishing in OA journals or books

OA Journals

Think Check Submit provides a checklist to help you ensure you choose trusted OA journals for your research.

OA Books