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Open Access Support at UR

Provides information to UR-affiliated authors on open access publishing options at the university.

Rockefeller University Press

  • Publisher website:
  • Journals: Journal of Cell Biology, Journal of Experimental Medicine, and Journal of General Physiology
  • Criteria for participation: UR-affiliated corresponding author
  • Description: University-wide agreement with unlimited publications.
  • Guidance for authors:
    • Upon submitting their article, the author will be asked to validate their institution.
    • The corresponding author’s affiliation is identified through the affiliation of the author at the time of the article’s submission. The name of their institution is matched to the ROR ID database.
    • If invited to submit a final revision, the author receives a request to sign the publisher's license once the revision is received. After following the link to the license splash screen they see the message:
      • Your article will be published immediately open access under a CC-BY license and all publication fees are waived as the primary corresponding author is from an institution that has elected to participate in an unlimited “read-and-publish” transitional agreement with Rockefeller University Press. Continue to License to Publish form.

    • Regardless of eligibility into a Read & Publish agreement, the author always retains copyright ownership or has the ability to set the copyright owner as their institution when required.
    • The author signs the license for Open Access.
    • The author is sent a $0 invoice after their article is published.
  • Period: 2 years; 01/01/2022-12/31/2024 [manuscript acceptance date]