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Library - Read and Publish Agreements SANLIC : Cambridge University Press: CUP 2021-2024


The Cambridge University Press has made the decision to transform into an “Open Research” publisher.

The SANLiC Transformative agreement deal is for the next four years (2021-2024

Cambridge University Press (CUP) currently publishes over 400 peer-reviewed scholarly journals of which 330 are Hybrid journals and 40 are Gold Open Access journals

Participating institutions (incl. UJ) receive access to CUP's full collection and affiliated authors can publish in most Hybrid and Gold Open Access OUP journals, without paying Article Processing Charges (APC's). A small number of journals, 33  in the Cambridge University Press collection do not offer open access publishing

Read more about the SANLiC Cambridge OA agreement HERE 

Eligible article types:

Open Access publishing covered under this agreement includes the following article types:

  • Research articles
  • Review articles
  • Rapid communication
  • Brief reports
  • Case reports

Number of included articles:

There is no limit on the number of articles that can be published open access and free of any transactional article processing charges (APC's) by authors affiliated to participating institutions 

Guidance for Authors:

Full instructions and guidance for authors are provided via the webpage below and may be shared with your staff and students: