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Open Access Publishing @ Wellesley

Publish Your Article Open Access for Free

Wellesley College Library and Technology Services (LTS) agreements with the following publishers enable Wellesley corresponding authors to publish Open Access articles without paying article processing charges (APCs). These types of agreements are sometimes known as Read & Publish agreements or transformative agreements. 

Visit the publishers' pages below to find out more.

Further questions about how to take advantage of these agreements and publishing opportunities can be directed to

American Chemical Society

Association for Computing Machinery

Cambridge University Press

Company of Biologists

Wellesley corresponding authors can publish OA without paying APCs in all five Company of Biologists journals (DevelopmentJournal of Cell ScienceJournal of Experimental BiologyDisease Models & Mechanisms, and Biology Open)


OA articles published in Cambridge University Press journals under the agreement


OA articles published in Association for Computing Machinery journals under the agreement


OA articles published in American Chemical Society journals under the agreement