Quotum open access publications Springer Nature reached

In the agreement between VSNU (Association of Universities in the Netherlands) and publisher Springer Nature (2018-2021) an annual maximum of scientific articles is agreed upon that may be published open access by corresponding authors of Dutch universities and University Medical Centres. That maximum number has been reached.

This means that articles can no longer be published free of charge up until the end of 2021. The alternative is to share your article via Utrecht University Repository. Based on article 25fa of the Dutch copyright law, sharing is possible after a reasonable period of six months. You need to register for this option. Please consult the Open Access Journal Browser to check the open access options per journal.

For any questions about open access publising, please contact the university library: library@uu.nl