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Open Access

All content published in GigaScience is made freely available online under an Open Access model. After a manuscript is accepted for publication, the corresponding author will be required to complete a mandatory license to publish form. 

Authors can use the following licenses for their articles:

  • Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY)

Please click here for more information about Creative Commons licenses.

The open access charges are:

  • Data Notes: £834 / $1015 / €924

  • All other article types: £1281 / $2050 / €1614

Developing countries Open Access charges:Authors from a select list of developing countries pay reduced OA charges or no OA charges. For more information, please visit our developing countries page (or click herefor a list of qualifying countries).

  • Data Notes: £417 / $508 / €462 for Reduced Rate access developing countries

  • All other article types: £641 / $1025 / €807 for Reduced Rate access developing countries

  • £0 / $0 / €0 for Free access developing countries

Third-party content in Open Access papers

If you will be publishing your paper under an Open Access licence but it contains material for which youdo not have Open Access re-use permissions, please state this clearly by supplying the following credit line alongside the material:

Title of content. Author, Original publication, year of original publication, by permission of [rights holder].

This image/content is not covered by the terms of the Creative Commons licence of this publication. For permission to reuse, please contact the rights holder.

Further guidelines on clearing permissions can be found here

Author self-archiving policies

For more information on OUP’s policies related to author self-archiving of papers in online repositories or other websites, please click here. If you have additional queries, please contact Journals Permissions.

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