Publish your article open access
Here you find information about how you publish open access according to the KI policy, what agreements with prepaid APC's there are and the meaning of different licenses.
In the Open Access/APC Checker Tool, you can search for a specific journal title to see if it is included in an open access agreement with prepaid APCs.
Different ways of publishing open access
According to KI’s policy for open access, researchers at KI have to make their peer-reviewed publications openly and freely available. This can be achieved by either publishing the article open access in a journal or by self-archiving the manuscript in an open archive.
Agreements and discounts with prepaid publishing fees, APC's
The library has agreements that covers the publishing fees / APC's in full or partly, for several journals.
The FAIR principles
According to KI's open access policy, publications must, whenever possible, comply with the FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) principles.
Licences and open access
There are many reasons to choose an open licence for your publication, among them the demands from research funders. It is also a demand in the KI policy on open access publishing.
Read more about open access
What is open access? Get some background information about open access and why it's important. See definitions of common terms related to open access and answers to frequent questions.
Policies and demands
Publish your article open access is part of the policy on publishing open access at Karolinska Institutet. Research funders also have their policies and demands that you need to be aware of.
KIB's events about open access
International Open Access Week 25-31 October
At the University Library we work constantly to promote increased open access to research, but during Open Access Week (25-31 October) we place extra emphasis on this topic. This year's theme is "It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity".