Q. Will being subject to the Open Access Policy prevent my work from being accepted by the top journals in my field?


A journal's decision to accept your work for publication is made by the journal's editors and peer reviewers, scholars like you. This decision is independent of the "business" side of the journal and usually takes place before you are asked to sign a publication agreement. So no, being subject to the policy will not prevent your work from being accepted in a journal. Any objections to the policy would come from the publisher.

  • Last Updated Jul 15, 2021
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