Sage has an agreement with the Bibsam consortium of Swedish universities, governmental agencies and research institutes to publish articles open access. The agreement for participating organizations will run from January 01, 2024 through to December 31, 2027. The details of the agreement are as follows:
To qualify for the agreement, the corresponding author must be affiliated with an institution part of the Bibsam consortium agreement and have an article accepted for publication between January 01, 2024 and December 31, 2027. The participating member institution list is available here.
Subscription journals: Corresponding authors publishing an article in 900+ subscription journals in the Sage Premier 2024 package* which offers 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.
*Corresponding authors from select institutions also have access to the Royal Society of Medicine package, please view the participating member institution list for more information.
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 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.