Which ACS journals are included in this Agreement?

The table below shows the ACS journals where your article publishing charge (APC) should be covered by your institution. Unless otherwise stated, this Agreement covers 100% of the APC.

Journal / Collection Included in Agreement?
ACS Central Science included ACS Central Science Diamond open access: Free to publish and read
ACS Omega included ACS Omega Tick   APC covered
ACS Au journals included ACS Au family (including JACS Au) Tick   APC covered
Other ACS fully open access journals Waivers may be available: see individual journals for information
ACS hybrid / transformative journals Tick   APC covered


Publish Open Access at No Cost

If your institution has subscribed to ACS via ANKOS (Anatolian University Libraries Consortium) and you are the submitting corresponding author, you may have the opportunity to publish your research in any ACS journal under a CC BY open access license with your institution’s support.

Access to All ACS Journals

In addition to open access publication benefits, participants in this special agreement will have full-text access to all current ACS Publications journal content.

Scroll down to find out how to publish open access at no cost under this agreement.

Participating Institutions

Institution NameInstitution NameInstitution Name
Abdullah Gul UniversitesiErciyes UniversitesiMiddle East Technical University
Anadolu UniversitesiEskisehir Osmangazi UniversitesiMugla Sitki Kocman Universitesi
Ankara UniversitesiGazi UniversitesiNigde Omer Halisdemir Universitesi
Ataturk UniversitesiGebze Teknik UniversitesiOrdu Universitesi
Bahcesehir UniversitesiHacettepe UniversitesiOzyegin Universitesi
Bartin UniversitesiInonu UniversitesiSabanci Universitesi
Bezmialem Vakif UniversitesiIstanbul Teknik UniversitesiSivas Cumhuriyet Universitesi
Bilkent UniversitesiIstanbul Universitesi-CerrahpasaSuleyman Demirel Universitesi
Bingol UniversitesiIzmir Yuksek Teknoloji EnstitusuTOBB Ekonomi ve Teknoloji Universitesi
Bogazici UniversitesiKadir Has UniversitesiTurkiye Bilimsel ve Teknolojik Arastirma Kurumu
Bolu Abant Izzet Baysal UniversitesiKayseri UniversitesiTurkiye Enerji Nukleer ve Maden Arastirma Kurumu
Canakkale Onsekiz Mart UniversitesiKoc UniversitesiUsak Universitesi
Dokuz Eylul UniversitesiKocaeli UniversitesiVan Yuzuncu Yil Universitesi
Eastern Mediterranean UniversityKonya Teknik UniversitesiYeditepe Universitesi
Ege UniversitesiMersin UniversitesiYildiz Teknik Universitesi

I’m a Prospective Author, How do I Publish Open Access?

Step 1

Submit your article to the ACS journal of your choice, making sure you are the submitting corresponding author.

Step 2

Ensure your institution affiliation is correct on your profile in the ACS Paragon Plus submission system.

Step 3

Check that your affiliation is stated in the body of the manuscript as the corresponding author’s affiliation.

Step 4

When your manuscript has been accepted for publication, you will be automatically prompted with the option to publish open access under your institution’s agreement.

Step 5

Confirm that “Yes, I wish to publish open access as per the agreement” and complete the Journal Publishing Agreement.

JPA confirmation

Step 6

Your institution will be alerted to your open access funding request. If the request is approved, your article will be made immediately available as open access upon publication under a Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 license. There are no charges to pay and no further action required by either you or your institution.

Video demonstration

This demo video shows you how to navigate the Journal Publishing Agreement assistant and publish your research open access under your institutional open access agreement:

Automatic Article Deposit

Authors who elect to publish open access will automatically have their final published article sent for deposit in PubMed Central. Please note all contents accepted for US PubMed Central are automatically mirrored on Europe PMC — nothing more is required on your part. Authors publishing open access under this agreement are also free to deposit the version of record in their institutional and/or research funder’s designated open access repository.