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EIFL

Sage has an agreement with EIFL to publish articles open access. The agreement for eligible countries will run from January 01, 2022, through to December 31, 2024. The details of the agreement are as follows: 

To qualify for the agreement, the corresponding author must have an article accepted for publication between January 01, 2022, and December 31, 2024, and be affiliated with an eligible institution in an EIFL country (please see below).

Subscription journals: Corresponding authors of eligible organizations with active subscriptions to the IMechE Journal Collection in the following eligible member countries will not have to pay an article processing charge (APC) when publishing open access in an IMechE journal:

Albania, Armenia, Botswana, Congo, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Malawi, Myanmar, Nepal, Senegal, Sudan, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe 

Corresponding authors of eligible organizations with active subscriptions to the IMechE Journal Collection in the following eligible member countries will be able to publish their article in open access in an IMechE journal for a discounted article processing charge (APCs) of 200 GBP:

Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Moldova, North Macedonia, Palestine, Serbia, Slovenia, Ukraine 

Authors do not need to take any action to benefit from this offer. Sage will contact all eligible authors to inform them of the agreement 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: Corresponding authors in the following eligible member countries will not have to pay an article processing charge (APC) when publishing an article in a gold open access journal. For participating journals view the gold journal title list:

Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Botswana, Cambodia, Congo, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Maldives, Malawi, Myanmar, Moldova, Namibia, North Macedonia, Nepal, Palestine, Senegal, Serbia, Sudan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Corresponding authors of eligible organizations with an active subscription to Sage Premier* in the following eligible member countries will receive a 20% discount on standard article processing charges (APCs) when publishing an article in a gold open access journal. For participating journals view the gold journal title list:

Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia

*To check to see if your institution has an active Sage Premier subscription, please click on the individual page links for Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Slovenia.

This discount will be applied automatically in the Sage Open Access Portal. Where an author is eligible for more than one discount, discounts cannot be combined but the highest discount available to the author will be applied to the APC due.

For more information, please visit the EIFL website