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Open Access Publishing Agreements

American Chemical Society (ACS)

This guide provides details of open access agreements with publishers facilitated by IReL (Irish Research eLibrary) which typically allow corresponding authors from eligible institutions to publish their articles open access immediately on publication.

American Chemical Society (ACS)

American Chemical Society (ACS)

Agreement period
1 Jan 2021 – 31 Dec 2025

Agreement details
The open access publishing agreement with ACS allows corresponding authors from Maynooth University publish articles accepted for publication in eligible ACS journals open access without the author paying an article processing charge (APC).

Access to current content from ACS journals.

Eligible journals

OA quota per year

111 articles, to be used by participating members on a first-come first-served basis. 

Eligible authors
Where the corresponding author is a current staff member or student of Maynooth University at the time an article is accepted for publication in an ACS journal, the author will be invited to publish the article open access at no extra cost. 

Eligible article types

Any peer-reviewed article.

OA publishing license:

CC-BY only

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