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One publisher found when searched for: Publisher: Elsevier
Special Policy: Elsevier: Creative Commons Attribution, United States
Journals: 2 journals
RoMEO: This is a RoMEO green publisher
Copyright: Example Policy
Updated: 22-Apr-2016
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: 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: green tick  author can archive publisher's version/PDF
General Conditions:
  • On open access repositories
  • Creative Commons Attribution License
  • Publisher's version/PDF may be used
  • Published source must be acknowledged
  • Publisher automatically deposits in PubMed Central on behalf of authors
Mandated OA: green tickAction on Hearing Loss (Is open access); green tickANR (Is open access); green tickArthritis Research UK (Is open access); green tickARC (Is open access); green tickFWF (Is open access); green tickAutism Speaks (Is open access); green tickBrain Tumour Charity (Is open access); green tickBreakthrough Breast Cancer (Is open access); green tickBHF (Is open access); green tickCBCRA (Is open access); green tickCIHR (Is open access); green tickCancer Research UK (Is open access); green tickCSO (Is open access); green tickDanish National Research Foundation (Is open access); green tickDMT (Is open access); green tickEOC (Is open access); green tickEuropean Commission [FP7] (Is open access); green tickERC (Is open access); green tickHSF (Is open access); green tickHHMI (Is open access); green tickInserm (Is open access); green tickIRCSET (Is open access); green tickMarie Curie (Is open access); green tickMRC (Is open access); green tickMND Association (Is open access); green tickNHMRC (Is open access); green tickNRC (Is open access); green tickOICR (Is open access); green tickParkinson's UK (Is open access); green tickRdet for Teknologi og Innovation (Compliant - see conditions); green tickTelethon Foundation (Is open access); green tickNIH (Is open access); green tickWellcome Trust (Is open access); green tickWHO (Is open access)
  • All titles are open access journals
  • This policy is an exception to the default policies of Elsevier
RoMEO Publisher ID: 2775 - Suggest an update for this record
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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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