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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. Authors affiliated with SANLiC institutions may publish open access in any of Wiley's hybrid journals at no charge 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 at no charge to the author.

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

Wiley Read & Publish Agreement 2022-2025

  • To be eligible:

    • 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.