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Library - Read and Publish Agreements SANLIC : Elsevier: ScienceDirect 2023-2025

ScienceDirect Freedom Collection Read & Publish 2023-2025


This is a three-year (2023-2025) Read and Publish agreement with Elsevier for the ScienceDirect Freedom Collection.

Institutions participating in this agreement have:

  • Access to over 1 660 subscription-based journal titles in the ScienceDirect Freedom Collection and
  • Affiliated authors can publish their articles open access in these hybrid titles without paying Article Processing Charges (APC's)

The offer includes capped open-access publishing in hybrid journals in the Freedom Collection at no extra cost to authors (that is, there are no article processing charges).

Number of included articles:

There is a cap on the number of articles that can be published by authors affiliated with participating institutions. For the three years of the agreement, the article entitlements are:

  • 2023: 2 221 articles
  • 2024: 2 407 articles
  • 2025: 2 610 articles

Also included is a 15% discount on the article processing charges for gold open-access journals.