CzechELib Consortium

Czech Republic

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
Artificial Photosynthesis
Chem & Bio Engineering
Chemical & Biomedical Imaging
Environment & Health
Precision Chemistry
Artificial Photosynthesis
Chem & Bio Engineering
Chemical & Biomedical Imaging
Environment & Health
Precision Chemistry
Waivers available: see individual journals for information
ACS hybrid / transformative journals Tick APC covered


Publish open access at no cost

If you are a researcher associated with a participating member of the CzechELib consortium and are the submitting corresponding author, you will have the opportunity to publish your research in any ACS journal under a CC BY open access license with your institution’s support.

Includes full-text 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 if your school is a participating member and how to publish at no cost under this agreement.

Participating institutions

Institution NameInstitution Name
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic LibraryInstitute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
Brno University of TechnologyInstitute of Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences
Charles University in PragueInstitute of Rock Structure and Mechanics
The Extreme Light Infrastructure (ERIC) - Dolní Břežany FacilityJ Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry
Institute of Analytical ChemistryMasaryk University
Institute of BiophysicsMendel University in Brno
Institute of Biotechnology, Czech Academy of SciencesPalacky University
Institute of Chemical Process FundamentalsTomas Bata University in Zlin
Institute of Inorganic ChemistryUniversity of Chemistry & Technology Prague
Institute of Macromolecular ChemistryUniversity of Pardubice
Institute of Microbiology

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.

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.