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One publisher found when searched for: Publisher: SAGE Publications (UK and US)
Special Policy: SAGE Publications (UK and US): 12 month Embargo, United Kingdom
Journals: 3 journals - involving 2 other organisations
RoMEO: This is a RoMEO yellow publisher
Copyright: SAGE and Open Access - Posting to an Institutional Repository
Updated: 20-Aug-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: grey tick  subject to Restrictions below, author can archive post-print (ie final draft post-refereeing)
  • 12 months embargo
Publisher's Version/PDF: cross  author cannot archive publisher's version/PDF
General Conditions:
  • Authors retain copyright
  • On any website or open access repository
  • Publisher copyright and source must be acknowledged
  • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
  • Post-print version with changes from referees comments can be used
  • "as published" final version with layout and copy-editing changes cannot be archived but can be used on secure institutional intranet
  • Non-commercial
  • Must link to publisher version with DOI
Mandated OA: green tickAHRC [2006-2012] (Compliant); green tickARC (Compliant); green tickARC (Compliant); green tickFWF (Compliant); green tickAutism Speaks (Compliant); crossBrain Tumour Charity (Unacceptable embargo); green tickBHF (Paid OA option); green tickCIHR (Compliant); green tickCM (Compliant); green tickDFG (Compliant); green tickESRC (Compliant); green tickESRC [2006-2012] (Compliant); green tickEuropean Commission [FP7] (Compliant); green tickFondazione Cariplo (Compliant); green tickFWO (Compliant); green tickFWO (Compliant); green tickFORTE (Compliant - see conditions); green tickJisc (Compliant); green tickMacArthur Foundation (Compliant); green tickKnut och Alice Wallenbergs Stiftelse (Compliant - see conditions); green tickMRC (Paid OA option); green tickMSFHR (Paid OA option); crossMultiple Sclerosis Society (Non-compliant); green tickNHMRC (Compliant); green tickNSERC (Compliant); green tickOICR (Paid OA option); green tickOTKA (Compliant - see conditions); green tickRJ (Compliant); green tickSNF (Compliant); green tickSSHRC (Compliant); green tickWellcome Trust (Paid OA option)
Paid Open Access: SAGE Choice
RoMEO Publisher ID: 1581 - Suggest an update for this record
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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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