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Green-open-access/self-archiving policy

This policy applies to authors publishing in IUCr Journals who do not opt for the `gold' full open-access option.

Under the IUCr's green-open-access policy, authors sign a licence to publish, which allows articles published in Journal of Applied Crystallography to be shared and reused as outlined in our author rights page.

The policy allows the author accepted manuscript or an authorised electronic reprint to be posted in a wide range of places including:

  • Your personal or your employer's website
  • Your institutional repository
  • Not-for-profit subject repositories in your subject area

When you post your article the site should provide:

  • Full attribution to your article
  • A permanent link from the posting to the final published article on the IUCr website

IUCr's policies are designed to be compliant with Funder requirements. When you post the author accepted manuscript, a CC-BY licence may be applied, as required by some funders. Note also that if authors wish to apply a CC-BY licence to their author accepted manuscript, the IUCr will not reroute the article to a different journal that requires the payment of an APC.

For information about gold open access in Journal of Applied Crystallography, click here.

Authors in countries or institutions with transformative arrangements

If your institution is taking part in a transformative deal with our publication partner, Wiley, you will be able to publish research or review articles as gold open access in Journal of Applied Crystallography with no direct charge. Currently, there are transformative deals in Australia, Austria, Botswana, Canada, China, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Liechtenstein, Macau, Namibia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, the UK and the USA. If your article is accepted for publication, the IUCr will pass details of your article on to Wiley so that open access can be arranged.

Check if you are eligible

If are not able to find your institution using the above link, please also check in the Wiley author services page.

For authors with cOAlition S funding, details of whether the open-access fees will be covered or not can also be looked up using the Journal Checker Tool:

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