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Open Access Publishing Agreements

Optica Publishing Group

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.

Optica Publishing Group

Agreement period: January 2022 – December 2024

NOTE: It is projected that our APC allocation will run out in October 2024. Once this occurs, IReL-funded OA will not be offered to authors for the rest of 2024.

Eligible authors: This agreement gives current staff and students at Maynooth University access to Optics InfoBase Premium and the ability to make articles accepted for publication in eligible Optica Publishing Group journals open access, without the author paying an article processing charge

OA quota per year: 20 articles

Journals eligible for OA publishing:

Biomedical Optics Express (Open Access), 2155-3165 Online

Applied Optics 2155-3165 Online

Biomedical Optics Express (Open Access), 2156-7085 Online

Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 1520-8532 Online

Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 1520-8540 Online

Optica (Open Access), 2334-2536 Online

Optical Materials Express (Open Access), 2159-3930 Online

Optics Express (Open Access), 1094-4087 Online

Optics Letters, 1539-4794 Online

OPG Continuum (Open Access), 2578-7519 Online

 Eligible article types:

Research Articles, Letters, Memoranda, Discussions, Mini-Reviews, Tutorials, Opinions, Negative Results, Reproducibility Studies, Comments, Replies, Engineering & Laboratory Notes

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