The Centre for Digital Scholarship is dedicated to support Open Access publishing by means of policy, training, support, and services available to all researchers of Leiden University.
Flowchart How to publish Open Access at Leiden University
Open Access provides direct, free and online availability of research output without copyright restrictions by publishers. Open Access increases the visibility of a publication enormously.
In this flowchart you will find a step by step explanation on how you can publish your article Open Access. The consortium of university libaries (UKB) provides a useful overview 'how to get to the PDF' to find the articles.
Agreements with publishers
Browse the Journal Browser for the possibilities to publish Open Access listed per journal. If you only wish to see the journals that will offer you a (large) discount, you may consult this list of 11.000 titles.
You can upload your publication via LUCRIS/the Leiden repository and make your research publicly available without any costs.
Leiden University's Open Access Policy
As of December 2017, the Executive Board asks all Leiden researchers to upload their peer reviewed articles into the Leiden Repository.
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