Elsevier – Publishing conditions 2023

  • Eligibility
    • Corresponding author affiliated to any b-on member institution. In case there is more than one, the corresponding author considered is the one that submits the article on the platform and undergoes the Author Journey.​
    • Article type: no restrictions; ​
    • Acceptance date for publication – until December 31st 20231;​
  • Publication route
  • How to benefit from OA conditions:​
    1. When the article is accepted, the author is notified of the open access option, under the b-on agreement;​
    2. Upon validation of the OA choice, the article is immediately available (open) online on the publishers website;​
    3. In parallel, a local institutional contact person performs the validation of affiliation on the Elsevier Open Access Platform, EOAP;
    4. For GOA articles, the invoice is triggered upon affiliation verification, using the invoicing information inserted by the author during the author journey2

For more information about the b-on agreement, please visit Fundação para Ciência e a Tecnologia (elsevier.com)

Elsevier has organized a session for b-on authors. The video of the session can be found here:

1 The quota of covered articles is renewed by 01/01/2024.

2 This step does not apply to hybrid journals.