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One journal found when searched for: 0003-4967
Journal: Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ISSN: 0003-4967, ESSN: 1468-2060)
RoMEO: This is a RoMEO green journal
Paid OA: A paid open access option is available for this journal.
Author's Pre-print: green tick  author can archive pre-print (ie pre-refereeing)
Author's Post-print: green tick  author can archive post-print (ie final draft post-refereeing)
Publisher's Version/PDF: cross  author cannot archive publisher's version/PDF
General Conditions:
  • On author's personal website, institutional website or institutional repository immediately upon online publication
  • Publisher copyright and source must be acknowledged
  • Must link to publisher version
  • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
  • Authors retain copyright
  • If funding agency rules apply, authors may post articles in PubMed Central and mirror sites, website, institutional website or institutional repository
  • On PubMed Central after 12 months embargo from print publication, or as required by funding agency
  • If funding agency rules apply, authors may post articles in PubMed Central after 6 months embargo
  • On social networks such as ResearchGate and Mendeley after 6 months embargo from print publication
  • Author's post-print must be released with a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License
Mandated OA: (Awaiting information)
Paid Open Access: Open Access
  • Publisher last contacted on 08/12/2014
  • Publisher last reviewed on 29/06/2015
Copyright: Open Access - BMJ Journals Copyright and Licence Forms - BMJ Authors Self-archiving policy Non Open Access Articles (pdf)
Updated: 08-Nov-2018 - Suggest an update for this record
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Published by: BMJ Publishing Group [Primary Copublisher] - Green Policies in RoMEO
With: European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) [Copublisher]
Guidance: Please see the list of Publisher Categories in RoMEO for guidance on interpreting the priority of multiple publishers.
These summaries are for the journal'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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