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Open Access Partnerships

Are you eligible for a prepaid APC voucher?

Emerald works closely with libraries and national consortium bodies to support their goals and requirements for Open Access research output.

The following organizations have established partnerships with Emerald to cover the cost of an agreed number of Gold Open access articles from their regions.

As an author, you may be eligible for a prepaid APC voucher. To assess your eligibility please see the list of current agreements below.

Austria (KEMO)

Emerald has partnered with the Austrian National Consortium (KEMÖ) to provide all institutions in Austria with an agreed number of gratis APC vouchers. Articles where the corresponding author is based at an Austrian institution are eligible. APC vouchers will be allocated at the point of article acceptance and based on a first come first served basis. To apply for an APC voucher please indicate your eligibility when you upload your article to ScholarOne Manuscripts.

Denmark (DEFF)

Emerald has partnered with the Danish National Consortium (DEFF) to provide participating Danish Universities with an agreed number of gratis APC vouchers. Articles where the corresponding author is based at a participating Danish University are eligible. For a full list of participating institutions please refer to the DEFF participating institutions list. Vouchers will be allocated at the point of article acceptance and based on a first come first served basis. To apply for an APC voucher please indicate your eligibility when you upload your article to ScholarOne Manuscripts.

The Netherlands (SURF)

Emerald has partnered with the Netherlands National Consortium (SURF) to provide participating Universities in the Netherlands with an agreed number of gratis APC vouchers. Articles where the corresponding author is based at a participating Dutch University are eligible. For a full list of participating institutions please refer to the SURF participating institutions list. Vouchers will be allocated at the point of article acceptance and based on a first come first served basis. To apply for an APC voucher please indicate your eligibility when you upload your article to ScholarOne Manuscripts

Qatar (Qatar National Library)

Emerald has partnered with the Qatar National Library to provide all institutions in Qatar with an agreed number of gratis APC vouchers. Articles where the corresponding author is based at an institution in Qatar are eligible. APC vouchers will be allocated at the point of article acceptance and based on a first come first served basis. To apply for an APC voucher please indicate your eligibility when you upload your article to ScholarOne Manuscripts.

University of Haifa

Emerald has partnered with the University of Haifa, Israel, to provide authors with an agreed number of gratis APC vouchers. Articles where the corresponding author is based at the University of Haifa are eligible. APC vouchers will be allocated at the point of article acceptance and based on a first come first served basis. To apply for an APC voucher please indicate your eligibility when you upload your article to ScholarOne Manuscripts.

If you have any questions about APC vouchers including your eligibility, please contact [email protected]