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Why Open Access?

open access wileyYou may notice the Open Access is a new trend these days. Today, we like to share why you should consider making your next article Open Access.

Benefits for Authors

As an author, do you search for the easiest way to make your research instantly open and accessible to millions of readers? Why not consider Wiley OnlineOpen when publishing your next article?

What is Wiley OnlineOpen?

If you are an author and you want to make your article freely available on publication, or your funding agency requires you to archive the final version of your article, then OnlineOpen is an easy option available to you in some of the best journals in the world. Authors of primary research articles (including short communications) and review articles can take advantage of OnlineOpen.

Does it mean it is free for all to read?

Yes, if you choose to publish your articles OnlineOpen then you can post the final, published PDF of your article on a website, institutional repository or other free public server, immediately on publication.

How does it work? Will my article get preferential treatment?

All OnlineOpen articles are treated in the same way as any other article. Your article will go through the journal’s peer-review process and will be accepted or rejected based on the article’s own merit.

Online Open Process

Once accepted for publication, your articles are posted online on Wiley Online Library. The articles are archived for perpetuity and are registered at relevant Abstracting and Indexing Services and at CrossRef. Read more here.

Who funds?

As an author, you pay a fee to ensure that the article is made available to non-subscribers upon publication via Wiley Online Library, as well as deposited in your preferred archive. Sometimes, your funding agency or institution pays the publication charge.

Authors of accepted peer-reviewed articles have the choice to pay a fee in order for their published article to be made freely accessible to all. Read more here.

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