Transformative agreements are a way for publishers to transition their traditional subscription journals to fully open access. These agreements are sometimes called 'Read and Publish'. The costs of open access are part of an overall Teesside payment covering both subscriptions (Read) and open access publishing (Publish). The open access charges are part of the agreement.
In each of these agreements:
Please see below for author instructions and lists of eligible journals for each of the publishing agreements we have in place at Teesside with the exception of Taylor and Francis (T&F). If you wish to publish in a journal from T&F please contact: OpenAccess@tees.ac.uk.
Cambridge University Press (CUP)
Royal Society of Chemistry
JournalGuide offers help in choosing which journal is best for your research:
Predatory journals have been described as being fraudulent journals which exploit the open-access model in which they aim to make a profit by convincing authors to pay an article processing charge. Predatory publishers will publish research for a fee without providing peer- review or other editorial services. This allows for inaccurate information to enter the body of research and hinders scientific progress.
Use the Think, Check, Submit guide to help you avoid falling into the predatory publishing trap.
Teesside University is one of the 2,430 organisational signatories of DORA, which is a declaration that challenges the role played by the Journal Impact Factor (JIF) as the main means for evaluating science.