Cambridge University Press

Free and unlimited publishing OF Open Access ARTICLES (hereinafter “OA”) for corresponding authors from institutions that are members of the CzechELib consortium:

Cambridge Journals Online - FULL Collection

  • Charles University
  • Institute of Mathematics of the CAS
  • Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem
  • Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences
  • Masaryk University
  • Mendel University in Brno
  • National Library of Technology
  • National Museum
  • Oriental Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences
  • Palacky University Olomouc
  • University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague
  • University of Hradec Králové
  • University of West Bohemia

You may also check the eligibility of your institution on the Cambridge Core website and on the journal’s website.

Eligible journals: fully OA titles and hybrid titles, Full collection. The OA status of a journal can be checked on the
publisher's website.

Publication type: research article, review, brief report, case report a rapid communications article.

Contract duration: 1 January 2023 - 31 December 2025

How does an author publish an Open Access article?

  1. Paper preparation
    • select a journal at Cambridge Core
    • read the Instructions for Contributors (IFCs) and amend your paper according to the guidelines

  2. Paper submission
    • click on: "Submit your article" on the home page of the selected journal

    • log in using your login and password or your ORCID iD

    • start uploading your paper (for hybrid journals it is not possible to select the OA publishing mode at this time)

    • complete the sending of your paper in the Online Peer Review System (OPRS)* (* Editorial Manager or ScholarOne)
    • you will receive an e-mail confirming that the paper has been sent
  3. Review procedure
    • your paper will undergo a review procedure
  4. Publication decision
    • your paper has been accepted for publication

    • fill in and send the OA Author publishing agreement (APA) - Open Access Articles section - this is your confirmation of your interest in publishing OA (the standard Gold OA license is CC BY 4.0)

    • if you do not fill in the APA, the system will recognize your affiliation and send you a notification about the possibility of publishing in the OA mode

    • your paper will pass through the publication process - editing, spelling/grammar check, typography settings, and final revision by the author
  5. Payment for publishing
    • no action is required from the author - eligibility for free publication is confirmed by CzechELib
  6. Publication of the article
    • the article is published Open Access in the title you selected