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Open Access Agreements and Memberships

Springer Overview

  • This agreement covers open access publications in Springer, Palgrave & Adis hybrid journals on SpringerLink, and Academic Journals on (excluding Nature journals)
  • Articles must have a corresponding author affiliated with Carnegie Mellon University.
  • Eligible article types include Original Paper (this article type may also be referred to as Original Research, Original Article, Original Paper or Research Paper), Review Paper, Brief Communication, and Continuing Education.
  • Learn more about CMU's publishing agreement with Springer


*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.