Elsevier – Publishing conditions 2024

  • Eligibility
    • Responsible corresponding author affiliated to any b-on member institution. This is the author that submits the article on the platform and undergoes the Author Journey on the platform.​
    • Article type: no restrictions; ​
    • Article accepted for publication on date between January 1st to December 31st 2024;​
  • Publication route
  • How to benefit from OA conditions:​
    1. When the article is accepted, the responsible corresponding 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 provided by the author during the author journey1

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 This step does not apply to hybrid journals.