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Researcher Essentials

Cambridge University Press (CUP)

Title list

  • The complete title list is available online. Please check the list to ensure that your selected journal is included.

Uncapped agreement

  • This is an uncapped agreement. There is no limit to the number of articles that can be published OA.

Agreement details

Further information about this agreement, excluded article types, and the open access workflow can be found on the CAUL site and from CUP's CAUL agreement site.

Key points

  • Articles accepted from 1 January 2024 are eligible
  • The agreement allows authors from participating institutions to publish in 397 journal titles without the need for any transactional article processing charge (APC)
  • The corresponding author is the eligible author for this agreement, as designated when the publication was submitted, and must use their institutional email address when submitting an article for publication
  • Some CUP journals do charge additional fees for page and/or colour fees. Always check the journal's submission guidelines for other fees and charges
  • In the case of journals departing the Cambridge Collection, the accepted article must be published by CUP before the journal moves to another publisher in order to be eligible under this agreement.

Article types

The following article types are eligible for open access under this agreement:

  • research articles
  • review articles
  • rapid communications
  • brief reports
  • case reports

Authors who wish to make excluded article types open access may choose to:

  • Publish "closed access" and deposit the author's accepted manuscript in their institutional repository - view the publisher's Green Open Access Policy for Journals for information and embargoes, or
  • Pay an APC (if applicable) to publish the article open access.