Sage has an agreement with the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries for subscribing consortium members. The agreement will run (commencing 1st January 2023) between 2023 and 2025. The details of the agreement are as follows:
To qualify for the agreement, the corresponding author must be affiliated with an institution participating in the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries agreement and have an article accepted for publication between January 01, 2023, and December 31, 2025. The participating member organization list is available here
Subscription journals: Corresponding authors publishing an article in 900+ subscription journals (the 2023 Sage Premier package): which offer hybrid open access publishing (Sage Choice) can be published open access, free of charge. Charges other than the author article process charge (APC) may still apply, please refer to individual journal submission guidelines.
Authors in subscription journals do not need to take any action to benefit from this offer. Sage will contact all eligible authors informing them of the Open Access agreement with the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries and invite them to the Sage Open Access Portal to take up the offer as soon as their accepted article has been received into Sage’s Production department.
Gold open access journals: Gold open access journals: Corresponding authors publishing an article in a gold open access journal can also be published free of charge where the journal is eligible for the agreement. For participating journals view the gold journal title list. This 100% gold discount will be applied automatically in the Sage Open Access Portal.