The University of the Fraser Valley Library is participating in CRKN’s first transformative “read and publish” agreement with Sage. Sage publishes highly respected journals in a wide range of disciplines, including the humanities and social sciences, science, technology and medicine.
the agreement, authors affiliated with UFV may now publish their articles as
open access with no Article Processing Charge (APC) in over 900 Sage Choice Journals. In addition, the agreement includes a 40%
discount on APCs in SAGE’s Gold Open Access Journals.
As Clare Appavoo, Executive Director of CRKN states, “The real success of this agreement is how we continue to work together as a Canadian community to meet our shared goals of transforming scholarly communications. The open access components of the SAGE agreement will make a significant contribution to the discoverability of Canadian research output.” (Full public announcement)
Here is more information from the Sage website:
To facilitate open access publishing, processing of the APC waiver for SAGE Choice journals and the discount for gold open access journals is done automatically via the SAGE Open Access Portal (SOAP) when corresponding authors identify themselves as affiliated with UFV.
The SAGE Open Access Portal User Guide for Authors Publishing Open Access in a Subscription Journal (Sage Choice Journals, No APC Fee)
For more information on publishing in a Sage Journals, see: Journal Author Gateway
For more information on other APC discounts, see: Open Access Publishing LibGuide.For questions, contact your liaison librarian.