The following institutions have Open Access Prepaid Accounts with SAGE that can be used to cover the cost of article processing charges (APCs) for SAGE Choice articles and those published in gold open access journals. Find out if you are eligible by contacting your university librarian or open access coordinator to retrieve your institution’s Open Access Prepaid Account code for SAGE:
Aston University, Birmingham
Cardiff University - The prepaid account is available for RCUK authors only. Cardiff authors that have COAF or no funding can still apply for their Open Access fees to be paid by invoice by emailing email@example.com
Durham University - The University is only able to consider payment of Article Processing Charges (APCs) for RCUK-funded authors
Queen Mary, University of London
University College London - UCL is able to pay open access charges for MRC, Wellcome Trust and COAF funded authors in subscription and fully open access journals. UCL is also able to pay open access charges for UKRI-funded papers in fully open access journals. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
University of Birmingham - The University is only able to pay open access charges for RCUK/Wellcome/COAF funded authors, or for publication in fully open access journals. Contact email@example.com for more information.
University of Bristol - The University is only able to pay open access charges for RCUK/Wellcome/COAF funded authors. Only RCUK authors are able to use the prepayment account. For non-RCUK funded research, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Glasgow
University of Hull
University of Leeds - The University is only able to pay open access charges for RCUK/Wellcome/COAF funded authors.
University of Nottingham - If you are an affiliated author, please log in to the University's Workspace page for further information
University of Southampton - The University has a prepayment deal combined with a discounted APC of £200, meaning there is no open access charge for all Sage journals where the corresponding author is at the University of Southampton. Please email email@example.com on acceptance of your article for details of our payment code to enter on your SAGE Choice Publishing Agreement Form.
University of St. Andrews
University of Surrey - The University of Surrey is able to pay open access charges for RCUK. Limited funds are available for other Surrey corresponding authors who are full members of staff or students where they are not funded or the funder does not cover open access charges. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
University of Warwick
The following institutions have SAGE Open Prepaid Accounts with SAGE which can be used to cover the cost of article processing charges (APCs) for the journal SAGE Open. Find out if you are eligible by contacting your university librarian or open access coordinator.
Colorado State, Ft. Collins
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Simon Fraser University
SAGE has an agreement with VSNU Netherlands institutions, which is running between 2017 and 2019. The details of the deal are as follows:
Subscription journals which offer SAGE Choice: The articles of corresponding authors from various VSNU Netherlands institutions can be made open access through SAGE Choice, SAGE's hybrid open access option, free of charge.
Gold open access journals: Corresponding authors publishing an article in a gold open access journal may be entitled to a 20% discount on the prevailing article processing charge (APC) for that journal.
For more information on restrictions and to see how to redeem your VSNU offer, please follow this link and find the SAGE section: http://www.openaccess.nl/en/in-the-netherlands/publisher-deals.
SAGE has an agreement with 15 Austrian research institutions (members of the Austrian Academic Library Consortium) from 2016 to 2018. Articles by corresponding authors affiliated with the participating institutions can be made open access for a highly discounted rate within subscription journals which offer SAGE Choice, SAGE’s hybrid open access option, and are part of their institution subscription package. There is currently no discount available on gold open access journal article processing charges (APCs).
For more information and to arrange for the final payment of the invoice, please get in touch with the primary contact at your institution: https://www.konsortien.at/sage-oa-austria.asp.