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Open Access Agreements and Memberships

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press Overview

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press agreement with CMU covers the APCs for eligible, accepted articles with corresponding CMU authors.

  • Applies to fully peer-reviewed research, review, and case-study articles, accepted for publication, are eligible for Open Access publishing in hybrid research journals, Genes & Development, Genome Research, Learning & Memory, RNA, and CSH Molecular Case Studies. 
  • Editorials, comments, protocols, methods, and similar materials are not eligible. 
  • Articles in CSH Protocols, CSH Perspectives in Biology, and CSH Perspectives in Medicine are commissioned by the editors and do not accept submissions.


*Articles in Open Access journals without a CMU corresponding author can still be made OA using the Libraries' APC fund to pay some of the OA publishing fees. See CMU’s APC webpage for more information and to apply for APC funds.

See full list of journals supported through CMU's Open Access publisher agreements and memberships.


If you are unsure whether your article or journal is covered under this CMU publisher agreements, or with other questions, please contact the University Libraries Data and Publishing Services team.