Open access policies

Our policies relating to open access journals, books and data

At Springer Nature, we are committed to the goals of open research. Our publication policies help our authors achieve a high level of openness for their research and support them in meeting their funders' and institutions' open access (OA) requirements.

Here you can find out more about Springer Nature’s OA policies for journal and book authors publishing with us via the gold or green open access routes.

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Learn more about OA policies for articles at Springer Nature.

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Learn more about OA policies for books and chapters at Springer Nature.

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