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The KTH Library can cover your costs for Open Access publishing.

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Please check the following before sending in your article to be published:

  • ”Corresponding author” must be employed at KTH. (The author who are sending in the manuscript and are handling all the correspondence during the publication process)

  • The affiliation of all KTH authors (the institute that they belong to) must be clearly stated in the article and in the publisher’s system.  

  • Use your KTH e-mail adress that ends with “kth.se”. This will ensure the identification of KTH authors and eligible articles.

  • Check if there is a pre-paid agreement and follow the instructions so that your article is registered correctly. 

  • Before submitting your article to a journal, make sure that the publisher is serious. Read more about dubious publishers . The library will not cover any costs for APCs in dubious or unserious journals.

  • If you have any questions about the quality of a journal or have other questions about publishing do not hesitate to ask us at biblioteket@kth.se

Pre-paid Open Access agreements

For publications outside the national and KTH:s agreements with publishers:

Send an e-mail to biblioteket@kth.se  with information about the article/journal. Please note that the corresponding author must have an employment at KTH.

Before submitting your article to a journal, make sure that the publisher is serious. Read more about dubious publishers  
The library will not cover any costs for APC:s in dubious or unserious journals.

*) A hybrid journal is partially funded by subscriptions but individual articles can be made open access, usually when a publication fee (article processing charge or APC) is payed. 

**) A pure or gold open access journal is a journal where all articles are freely available for all, no subscription is needed. Usually you need to pay a publication fee (article processing charge or APC) to publish in a pure open access journal.