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Ireland (IReL)

Sage has an agreement with IReL, the consortium for Irish publicly funded higher education institutions to publish articles open access. Further information can be found on the IReL site.The agreement for participating organizations will run between January 01, 2021, and December 31, 2026. The details of the agreement are as follows:  

To qualify for the agreement, the corresponding author must be affiliated with IReL and have an article accepted for publication between January 01, 2021 and December 31, 2026. The participating member institution list is available here

Subscription journals: Corresponding authors publishing an article in 900+ subscription journals (the 2021 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 IReL inviting 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 publishing an article in a gold open access journal are also entitled to a 20% discount on the prevailing article processing charge (APC) for that journal. Click here for the participating Gold journal title list. 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.