Oxford University Press (OUP)

blue Allows pre/post prints


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Oxford University Press (OUP)

Green open access summary

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

Green circle
Preprint: archiving allowed
Orange circle
Postprint: archiving restricted
Red circle
Published version: archiving forbidden


  • Pre-print can only be posted prior to acceptance
  • Pre-print on pre-print servers
  • Pre-prints that are accepted will be required to select Oxford Open when accepted
  • Pre-print must be accompanied by set statement (see link) and state of article review
  • Pre-print must match current version under consideration
  • Pre-print must be ammended with a a link to published version
  • Post-print in Institutional repositories or Central repositories
  • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
  • Published source must be acknowledged
  • Must link to publisher version
  • Set phrase to accompany archived copy (see policy)
  • Eligible authors may deposit in OpenDepot
  • The publisher will deposit in PubMed Central on behalf of NIH authors
  • This policy is an exception to the default policies of ''

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