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Open access agreement with the Austrian Academic Library Consortium (KEMÖ)

Publish open access with Wiley

Beginning 1 January 2018, authors from an institution affiliated with the Austrian Academic Library Consortium (KEMÖ) may publish primary research and review articles open access in any of Wiley's hybrid, OnlineOpen journals at no charge to the author.

To publish without having to pay additional Article Publication Charges (APCs), the article's corresponding author must be from an eligible institution and the article must have been accepted on or after 1 January 2018. (View KEMÖ Eligible Institutions)

If an article’s corresponding author is affiliated with an eligible Austrian institution and the FWF guidelines for peer-reviewed publications are fulfilled, the Austrian Science Fund will cover Article Publication Charges for open access articles published in Wiley’s OnlineOpen journals.

To be eligible:

  • Your manuscript must have been accepted on or after 1 January 2018
  • You must be the corresponding author who is affiliated with a KEMÖ eligible institution at the point of acceptance1
  • You must order OnlineOpen at the point of acceptance by using our order workflow as described underneath2
  • All primary research and review articles qualify3

Why publish open access?

Articles are made freely available
Meet open access mandates automatically
Under a Creative Commons license
To PMC for appropriate articles

How to publish your article open access

Submit Your Article Submit your article to an OnlineOpen journal (View list)
Log-in or Register to Author Services Once accepted, register or log-in to Author Services and click ALL ARTICLES in My Dashboard
Confirm Your Affiliation(s) Enter your KEMÖ institutional affiliation(s) or confirm the affiliation(s) you entered during submission
Confirm Your Funder(s) Enter your funding information or confirm the funder(s) you entered during submission
Click SELECT ONLINEOPEN Once you have confirmed your affiliation(s) and funder(s), click SELECT ONLINEOPEN
Provide Your Contact Information Enter your contact details and click OK
Save and Preview Your Order To submit your order, click SAVE & PREVIEW
That's it! Once your eligibility has been verified, your institution will cover the Article Publication Charge

Your article will be made open access immediately on publication.


Please contact your university or library with questions.

1If you are no longer affiliated with KEMÖ-eligible institution at the point of acceptance of your paper, you do not qualify.

2If you don't order OnlineOpen initially, your manuscript will be published under the traditional closed access model. You may order OnlineOpen retrospectively but once your paper is published in Early View or In Issue online you are no longer eligible to publish OnlineOpen at no charge.

3Other article types e.g. letters, editorials etc. are excluded.