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blue Allows pre/post prints


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Oxford University Press

Green open access summary

This is a short summary of the green open access policy of Oxford University Press.

Green circle
Preprint: archiving allowed
Orange circle
Postprint: archiving restricted
White circle
Published version: policy unclear


  • Pre-print can only be posted prior to acceptance
  • Pre-print must be accompanied by set statement (see link)
  • Pre-print must not be replaced with post-print, instead a link to published version with amended set statement should be made
  • Pre-print on author's personal website, employer website, free public server or pre-prints in subject area
  • Post-print in Institutional repositories or Central repositories
  • Publisher version cannot be used except for Nucleic Acids Research articles
  • Published source must be acknowledged
  • Must link to publisher version
  • Set phrase to accompany archived copy (see policy)
  • Articles in some journals can be made Open Access on payment of additional charge
  • Eligible UK authors may deposit in OpenDepot
  • Publisher will deposit on behalf of NIH funded authors to PubMed Central, Nucleic Acids Research authors must pay their fee first
  • Some titles may use different policies

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