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One publisher found when searched for: Publisher: Wiley-VCH Verlag
Publisher: Wiley-VCH Verlag, Germany
Journals: 103 journals (including journals with special policies) - involving 45 other organisations
RoMEO: This is a RoMEO white publisher
Copyright: Author guidelines - conditions of publication (pdf) - Funder Agreements
Updated: 24-Nov-2017
These are the publisher's default policies. Individual journals may have special permissions, especially if they involve other organisations or have paid open access options. Always run a journal title or ISSN search to check.
Author's Pre-print: cross  author cannot archive pre-print (ie pre-refereeing)
Author's Post-print: grey tick  subject to Restrictions below, author can archive post-print (ie final draft post-refereeing)
  • Upon funder agreement with publisher
Publisher's Version/PDF: cross  author cannot archive publisher's version/PDF
General Conditions:
  • Pre-print may be deposited on personal intranet or institutional intranet repository, but not on a public repository
  • Pre-print must not updates with future versions
  • Published source must be acknowledged with set phrases (See policy)
  • Must link to publisher's site:
  • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
  • Some journal exceptions-check individual homepages
Mandated OA: crossANR (Non-compliant); crossBHF (Non-compliant); crossCIHR (Non-compliant); crossCancer Research UK (Non-compliant); crossCSO (Non-compliant); crossDoH (Non-compliant); crossESRC [2006-2012] (Non-compliant); crossERC (Non-compliant); green tickHHMI (Compliant); crossInserm (Non-compliant); crossIRCSET (Non-compliant); crossMRC [2006-2012] (Non-compliant); crossPPARC (Non-compliant); crossSAGW (Non-compliant); crossSNF (Non-compliant); crossSTFC [2006-2012] (Non-compliant); green tickNIH (Compliant); green tickWellcome Trust [2006-2012] (Paid OA option)
Paid Open Access: OnlineOpen
Exceptions to this policy:
RoMEO Publisher ID: 79 - Suggest an update for this record
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This summary is for the publisher's default policies and changes or exceptions can often be negotiated by authors.
All information is correct to the best of our knowledge but should not be relied upon for legal advice.

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RoMEO ColourArchiving policy
GreenCan archive pre-print and post-print or publisher's version/PDF
BlueCan archive post-print (ie final draft post-refereeing) or publisher's version/PDF
YellowCan archive pre-print (ie pre-refereeing)
WhiteArchiving not formally supported
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