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One publisher found when searched for: Publisher: EDP Sciences
Special Policy: EDP Sciences: EPJ, France
Journals: 8 journals - involving 3 other organisations
RoMEO: This is a RoMEO green publisher
Copyright: Policy (pdf)
Updated: 05-Jul-2013
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: cross  author cannot archive publisher's version/PDF
General Conditions:
  • Pre-print on arXiv and pre-print servers
  • Pre-print may be replaced with post-print
  • Post-print on author's personal website immediately
  • Post-print on open access repositories after 12 month embargo
  • Publisher copyright and source must be acknowledged
  • Non-commercial
  • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
  • NIH authors may comply with co-publisher Springer's NIH Policy
  • Wellcome Trust authors may comply via co-publisher Springer's Open Choice
Mandated OA: green tickAutism Speaks (Compliant); green tickHHMI (Compliant); green tickIRCSET (Compliant); green tickSTFC (Paid OA option); green tickSTFC [2006-2012] (Compliant); green tickNIH (Compliant); green tickWellcome Trust (Paid OA option); green tickWellcome Trust [2006-2012] (Compliant)
Paid Open Access: Open Access Option
  • This policy is an exception to the default policies of EDP Sciences
RoMEO Publisher ID: 1277 - Suggest an update for this record
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GreenCan archive pre-print and post-print or publisher's version/PDF
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YellowCan archive pre-print (ie pre-refereeing)
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