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Open Access Publishing @ Wits: Wiley

This LibGuide provides useful information about Open Access at Wits including the Wits Article Processing Charge (APC) fund, as well as Transformative OA agreements that apply to Wits authors

Wiley Read & Publish Agreement 2022-2025

  • SANLiC (South African National Library & Information Consortium) has negotiated an agreement with Wiley to support Open Access publishing.

  • As a member of SANLiC, Wits has signed an agreement with Wiley for the period 2022-2025.

  • The Read & Publish agreement allows full reading access to Wiley's 1400 Closed and Hybrid journals.

  •  Corresponding authors affiliated with SANLiC institutions may publish Open Access in any of Wiley's hybrid journal (subscription based journals which offer open access option) at no cost to the author.

  • As from 2023 researchers would also be able to publish in Wiley's fully Gold Open Access journals including journals published by Hindawi where APC discounts or waivers may be available in select journals.

  • To read more about SANLIC's Open Access agreement with Wiley, click here.

Wiley Read & Publish Agreement 2022-2025

  • To be eligible:

    • You must be the responsible Corresponding Author affiliated with Wits University.
    • Your article must be primary research or a review article
    • For hybrid journals you must order hybrid open access by using the order workflow on Wiley Author Services.
    • For fully open access journals, please refer to and follow the steps laid out in this guide, or declare your affiliated institutions when requested during the submission process, to submit your article’s open access APC to said institutions.
    • Find more information for authors here.