Open access agreement for authors at eligible JULAC institutions in Hong Kong

Publish open access with Wiley

From 1 January 2023, authors affiliated with institutions that are participating in Wiley’s Joint University Librarians Advisory Committee (JULAC) agreement may publish in Wiley’s journals which offer open access, with no transactional Article Publication Charges (APC).

You can be confident that by choosing open access your work has the best chance to be read, cited and shared. Author(s) also retain the copyright through CC license.Read more about the advantages of publishing open access here.

To be eligible:

  • The
    responsible corresponding authorThe responsible corresponding author is the author who manages the manuscript and correspondence during the publication process - from submission through publication. This author has the authority to act on behalf of all the co-authors and will also be the contact for inquiries after publication.
    must be affiliated with an eligible JULAC member institution at the point of acceptance.1
  • You must publish open access in a hybrid (subscription) journal that offers open access, or submit your article to a fully open access journal under the Wiley or Hindawi portfolios.
  • Your article must be primary research or a review article, including but not limited to original articles, case studies, reviews, short communications, and other content types.2
  • For hybrid journals, you must order hybrid open access by using the order workflow on Wiley Author Services.3
  • For fully open access journals, please refer to and follow the steps laid out in this guide, or declare your affiliated institutions when requested during the submission process, to submit your article’s open access APC to said institutions.
  • Your manuscript must have been accepted for publication in a Wiley hybrid (subscription) journal, or submitted to a Wiley fully open access or Hindawi journal on or after 1 January 2023.
  • This agreement cannot be used to cover additional charges (e.g. color or page charges), which individual journals administer separately.

Open access payments made easy with your institution

Follow this step by step guide to making your article open access in a hybrid journal – at no cost to yourself. Go to the Wiley Author Services Dashboard now, to select open access for your article.

Follow this step by step guide, and declare your affiliated institutions when requested during the submission process in a fully open access journal, to submit your article’s open access APC to your affiliated institutions.

Additional information and questions

1Eligibility is subject to when the institution has formalized their participation in the agreement. If you are no longer affiliated with an eligible JULAC institution at the point of acceptance of your paper in a hybrid journal or submission to fully open access titles, you do not qualify.

2Follow this link to view our list of article types and their corresponding eligibility for open access publishing..

3If you don't order open access initially, your manuscript will be published under the traditional closed access model. You may order open access retroactively, but once your paper is published in Early View or In Issue online you are no longer eligible to publish open access at no charge.