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Open Access Publishing Agreements


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.


Agreement period
1 Jan 2021 – 31 Dec 2024

Agreement details
The open access publishing agreement with Wiley allows eligible corresponding authors in Maynooth University publish articles open access upon publication at no extra cost.

Note: It is projected that the Wiley fund for fully-OA journals will run out by late August 2024. After this data, authors will not be offered IReL-funded OA on submission.

Eligible journals
All Wiley hybrid and gold titles, with the exception of a small number of subscription-only journals. 

Eligible authors
At the time an article is accepted for publication, the corresponding author must be a current staff member or student of Maynooth University. Wiley will invite eligible corresponding authors to make their articles open access on acceptance.

Further information
•    Full list of included titles (.xlsx)
•    Wiley press release
•    Wiley Read and Publish Agreement