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OnlineOpen

OnlineOpen fulfills RCUK, Wellcome Trust, NIH, Telethon Italy and other funder mandates. Authors can use OnlineOpen to make their article open access and freely available to all on Wiley Online Library. Wiley also immediately deposit OnlineOpen articles in PubMed Central and PMC mirror sites. In addition, authors of OnlineOpen articles are permitted to post the final, published PDF of their article on a website, institutional repository or other free public server, immediately on publication.

With OnlineOpen the author, the author's funding agency, or the author's institution pays a fee to ensure that the article is made open access.

To make your article OnlineOpen please complete the OnlineOpen Form

Copyright and open access licenses

Authors choosing OnlineOpen retain copyright in their article and have a choice of creative commons licenses.

All Research Councils UK (RCUK) and Wellcome Trust funded authors are directed to the Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY) in accordance with funder mandates effective on 1 April 2013.

All other authors (non-RCUK and Wellcome Trust authors) are free to choose one of the following licensing arrangements depending on the individual journal and its OnlineOpen licensing policy:

For more information about the OnlineOpen license terms and conditions click here.

Compliant with funder mandates - Open Access policies

OnlineOpen is fully compliant with open access mandates - meeting the requirements of funding organizations where these apply, including but not limited to:

For more information on funder mandates and open access policies please click here.

How OnlineOpen Works

Authors of accepted peer-reviewed articles have the choice to pay a fee in order for their published article to be made open access. The OnlineOpen fee is fixed at US$3000 for most journals. Please see below for a list of journals with different rates. Any additional standard publication charges will also apply, such as for color images or supplementary datasets. The publication fee is due immediately on acceptance of the article and should be paid as soon as possible by the author, funding agency, or institution. Payment must be received in full for the article to be published OnlineOpen.

All OnlineOpen articles are treated in the same way as any other article. They go through the journal's standard peer-review process and will be accepted or rejected based on their own merit. The OnlineOpen option is offered only to those authors whose articles have been accepted for publication, and only at the point when the article is accepted, to ensure that the OnlineOpen option has no influence on the peer review and acceptance process.

The accepted articles are prepared for publication in the usual manner and are posted online on Wiley Online Library with the full range of features associated with that journal. The articles are archived for perpetuity and are registered at relevant Abstracting and Indexing Services and at CrossRef.

How do I make my article OnlineOpen?

As the author of an article, you can decide to publish your article with open access once it has been accepted for publication. After acceptance you will receive an email from Author Services with a link to your 'My Publication' page. From here you can choose for your article to be published OnlineOpen in return for your payment of an open access publication fee (US$3000) by clicking on 'Make my article OnlineOpen'. Alternatively, you can go direct and complete the payment of the open access publication fee via the OnlineOpen Form.

A number of funders and institutions have arrangements with Wiley to pay the open access publication fee on behalf of their investigators. Please find out if your institution or funder will pay your open access fee: Institutional and Funder Open Access Payments.

All OnlineOpen articles are treated in the same way as any other article. They go through the journal's standard peer-review process and will be accepted or rejected based on their own merit.

The accepted articles are prepared for publication in the usual manner and are posted online on Wiley Online Library with the full range of features associated with that journal. The articles are archived for perpetuity and are registered at relevant Abstracting and Indexing Services and at CrossRef.

Journals Participating in OnlineOpen

For a complete list of participating journals, see the dropdown menu in the Online order form. To view Terms and Conditions, please see this page on Wiley Online Library.

OnlineOpen FAQs

Q. How do I order?
A. Log in to Author Services and go to your “My Publications” page or refer to the Online Open order form. Note that you should not try to order OnlineOpen until your manuscript has been accepted for publication.

Q. Can I pay by credit card online?
A. Yes. Log in to Author Services and go to your “My Publications” page or refer to the order form for detailed information. Note that you should not try to order OnlineOpen until your manuscript has been accepted for publication.

Q. Can I be invoiced?
A. Yes. Log in to Author Services and go to your “My Publications” page or refer to the order form for detailed information. Note that you should not try to order OnlineOpen until your manuscript has been accepted for publication.

Q. Must I pay in US Dollars?
A. We prefer USD and we will only provide invoices in USD. We will convert any other currency not USD at the time of order.

Q. I have a question. Whom do I ask?
A. Please e-mail your inquiry to cs-onlineopen@wiley.com for a prompt reply.

Q. I have written for a journal that is not included in the list of participating journals. Can I order OnlineOpen?
A. This will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that some journals do not offer this type of access as a matter of policy. When the article has been accepted for publication, you should ask the journal's editorial office if you can pay to make your article OnlineOpen. If you require a list of journals which offer OnlineOpen this can be requested to info@wileyopenaccess.com.

Q. My article has already been published. Can I order OnlineOpen retroactively?
A. Yes.

Q. Is prepayment required?
A. Prepayment is required to activate OnlineOpen on Wiley Online Library, and deposit of your article in PubMed Central.

Q. Are there any restrictions on the types of articles covered by OnlineOpen?
A. The OnlineOpen program covers any article types.

Q. Are OnlineOpen articles available in Early View and Accepted Articles?
A. The OnlineOpen program is available for EarlyView articles and Accepted Articles once their DOI is available and the article is on Wiley Online Library. The full volume and issue information is not required for OnlineOpen to be available.

Q. Will OnlineOpen articles be marked in Wiley Online Library?
A. Yes. OnlineOpen articles will be identified by the following icon.

Q. Does the OnlineOpen program cover all funding agency archives, or only selected ones?
A. If the OnlineOpen fee is paid, the published version of the article may be deposited in any non-commercial subject or institutional repository. In addition, Wiley will deposit the published article in PubMed Central (PMC), with no post-publication embargo, and the article may be mirrored to PMCIs (PubMed Central International repositories, such as UKPMC and PMC Canada).

Q. How is the OnlineOpen program related to the NIH's public access policy?
A. Wiley's OnlineOpen program exceeds the requirements of the NIH public access policy. Under that policy, the accepted version of an article is deposited by Wiley into PubMed Central, with a post-publication embargo of 12 months. If the OnlineOpen fee is paid, the published article is deposited by Wiley into PubMed Central, with no embargo, and the article can also be deposited into other non-commercial subject or institutional repositories.

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Guidelines by Journal

If you are interested in submitting a manuscript, view the author guidelines for each journal by selecting the journal title below (the guidelines will appear in a new browser window):