Elsevier (2024-2026)

IHS has an agreement with Elsevier which enables open access publishing in most of Elsevier's hybrid journals and gold open access journals. When publishing in eligible Elsevier journals, authors will be able to choose to publish open access at no additional cost to the author. To check whether the journal of your interest is covered by the agreement, use the tool provided by Elsevier: Find a partipating journal. Please contact the IHS Library and Publication Services for more information.

Springer Compact (2024-2026)

Members of the Austrian Academic Library Consortium (including IHS) and the Austrian Science Fund established an agreement with Springer which includes access to more than 2,000 of Springer’s subscription journals as well as allowing authors to publish open access in subscription journals.

The Open Access agreement covers the open access charge for affiliated corresponding authors in those subscription-based journals that are offering the hybrid open access option Open Choice.

Springer Compact website (English)

KEMÖ-Website mit Informationen zum Agreement (Deutsch)

FAQs (English)

FAQs (German)

Taylor & Francis (2024-2027)

The Austrian Academic Library Consortium and the publisher Taylor & Francis established a four-year agreement allowing corresponding authors of IHS to publish open access in Taylor & Francis journals without paying an article processing charge. You will be informed about this option by the publisher in the course of the publication process. Please contact the IHS library for more information.