Nature OA

Term of contract GFZ: 1.05.2021 to 31.12.2024

Term of contract PIK: 1.01.2024 to 31.12.2024

Elements of the agreement

Eligibility for authors of participating institutions for hybrid Open Access publishing in Nature and Nature research journals (excluded are Nature Review titles and Nature Protocols).

Please note: The genuine Gold Open Access journals are part of the DEAL agreement with Springer Nature.

Reading access for the entire Nature portfolio as of 2021 including all Nature Review titles and all forthcoming Nature-branded journals.

Which requirements must be fulfilled?

You are a researcher from a participating institution and you submit your paper as responsible Submitting Corresponding Author.

Eligible research article types are Analysis, Article, Letter, Brief Communication, Registered Report, Resource, Technical Report (excluded are Review articles! and Perspectives!).

What you need to consider?

Clearly state your affiliation in the article submission process. And please use the e-mail address of your institution for submitting.

Invoicing and cost coverage

The publication costs (Publish & Read-Fee (PAR-Fee)) are covered by the respective institution through the settlement of tokens. There should be no individual invoicing to authors by Nature.

If, nevertheless, you should receive an individual invoice for Article Processing Charges, please contact your library immediately to clarify the matter.