Fee-free Open Access publishing for researchers in developing and transition economy countries
From Albania to Zimbabwe, researchers in 30 developing and transition economy countries can benefit from fee-free Open Access publishing in The Company of Biologists’ subscription journals until 31 December 2023 following a Read & Publish agreement with Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL).
Corresponding authors in the following countries can publish an uncapped number of accepted research articles immediately Open Access in Development, Journal of Cell Science and Journal of Experimental Biology without paying an article processing charge (APC):
Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Congo, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, North Macedonia, Malawi, Maldives, Moldova, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Palestine, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Members of EIFL-partner library consortia in the above countries can also register for free and unlimited “read” access to the journals and their archives dating back to 1853.
Further information can be found on the EIFL website:
- Fee-free Open Access publishing for corresponding authors
- Free “read” access for institutional members of EIFL-partner library consortia
How to submit an article
Please see our step-by-step guide to submitting articles via our Read & Publish programme here.