Elsevier and NUS’ Read & Publish Agreement commences from 1 Jan 2023, and allows NUS corresponding authors to publish open access in Elsevier core hybrid journals, without paying any Article Publication Charges (APC) [subject to availability of article allocations each calendar year]. Once the maximum article allowance has been reached, APCs will be eligible for a 10% discount instead.
[2023-05: The agreement has reached its maximum article allowance for 2023]
For articles to be published open access under the terms of this agreement, corresponding author must
Corresponding author should not use personal email addresses (e.g. gmail.com, outlook.com, yahoo.com). Doing so may result in delayed approval of the article or the article may not be approved to be published open access under the terms of the agreement.
The following article types are part of this agreement:
Articles must have an acceptance date on or after 1 January 2023 to be eligible to be published open access with no APC under the terms of this agreement.
The process of publishing under the agreement is as follows:
If your request is denied, you will receive an invoice for the full APC for open access publishing. If you are unwilling or unable to pay for open access, you can contact Elsevier via email to change the publishing option to subscription to publish free of charge within two weeks of Elsevier sending the invoice.