KU Select 2018 Journals

Find Out More about the KU Select 2018 Journal Collections

  • 7 journals available: 4 within the STEM subject areas and 3 within the HSS subject areas
  • All journals will make a significant step in the transition towards Open Access for the 2019 - 2021 period
  • Any researcher may publish Open Access and APC-free in these journals, as long as the funding holds, a seamless process for researchers eliminating APC-handling
  • Due to a funding shortfall, KU and the publishers were unfortunately not able to fully transition all journals into Open Access, free of any APCs.
  • Further details on the individual funding arrangements per journal title can be found below.
  • All journals will be hosted on publisher platforms and where possible indexed by the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)


KU Select 2018 HSS Journals Collection

KU Select 2018 STEM Journals Collection

3 HSS Journals:

  • All 3 journals made available Open Access for the 2019-2021 period
  • Free of any APCs for researchers
  • To be included in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

4 STEM Journals available:

  • 2 Subscription / Hybrid Journals
  • 2 Open Access Journals
  • Set number of articles funded taking a significant step towards APC-free Open Access
  • Enabling researchers from participating, as well as other institutions to publish their research articles Open Access and free of any financial hurdles


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