Nature Publishing Group

blue Allows pre/post prints


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Nature Publishing Group

Green open access summary

This is a short summary of the green open access policy of Nature Publishing Group.

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


  • Authors retain copyright
  • Author's pre-print on arXiv or bioRXiv
  • Author's post-print on author's personal website, institutional repository, PubMed Central or funding body's archive
  • Published source must be acknowledged
  • Must link to publisher version with DOI
  • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used

Policy details