Publish Open Access in Angewandte and Other Wiley Journals

The Project DEAL has established a nationwide open access agreement with Wiley which allows authors to publish open access in nearly all Wiley fully open access and hybrid journals. The agreement covers the open access publishing of accepted articles by submitting corresponding authors affiliated with Max Planck.

The agreement also covers read access to all Wiley journals.

In order to make use of the agreement, the following criteria must be met:

  • The acceptance date of the article must be after July 1, 2019.
  • The author must publish under the Max Planck affiliation which must also be stated in the published article.
  • The author must be the submitting and corresponding author of the article.
  • “Primary research articles” and “reviews” are regarded as article types entitled for OA publications.
  • Please select the CC-BY license to comply with the Berlin Declaration on Open Access and the guidelines of PlanS!

More information at:
https://authorservices.wiley.com/author-resources/Journal-Authors/open-access/affiliation-policies-payments/german-projekt-deal-agreement.html

Publish Open Access with Cambridge University Press

The Max Planck Society established a new agreement with Cambridge University Press (CUP) which allows authors to publish open access in all CUP fully open access and hybrid journals. The agreement centrally covers the open access charge for Max Planck affiliated submitting corresponding authors who publish in CUP journals under a Creative Commons license. The agreement is in effect from Jan. 1, 2019.

The following journals, among others, are part of the agreement:

In addition, MPG members will have access to CUP’s full collection of nearly 400 journals.

New PeerJ Chemistry Journals

PeerJ has announced five new open access journals in chemistry. The submission is already open and the new journals will launch with an extended period of free APC fees.

PeerJ offers an interesting open access business model, so authors pay for a lifetime publishing plan. The Max Planck Society covers the cost of an “Enhanced Publication Plan” for all Max Planck authors. The membership remains yours for life, even if you leave Max Planck Society. You will be identified by PeerJ based on your Max Planck email address. Alternatively, one-time APCs for Max Planck corresponding authors will be covered.