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Open Access Publishing Agreements

American Psychological Association (APA)

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.

APA Publishing Agreement

American Psychological Association (APA) 

Agreement period 

1 Aug 2022 – 31 Dec 2024 


Agreement Details 

This agreement gives current staff and students at participating institutions the ability to make their APA articles open access without the author paying an article processing charge (APC). 

Access to PsycINFO and PsycArticles 


Eligible Journals 

See the list of all journals included in IReL open access agreements: The eligible APA published journals are grouped together.


OA quota per year 



Eligible authors 

The corresponding author must be a current staff member or student of a participating institution at the time the article is accepted for publication.  


Eligible article types 

Journal Article 


OA publishing license 

CC-BY only