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Scholarly Communication


  • Washington University, through GWLA, is party to a read and publish agreement with Cambridge University Press (CUP) that provides for Open Access publishing in available journals.

  • WashU-affiliated corresponding authors are entitled to full wavier of APCs for Research Articles, Rapid Communications, Review Articles, Brief Reports, and Case Reports (article types definitions).

  • View list of eligible gold and hybrid OA titles (input United States > Washington University in St. Louis).

  • Submissions must be made between January 1, 2023 – December 31, 2025. 


  • Corresponding author enters affiliation details (ideally using ORCID iD) at time of submission to Cambridge Core journal.

  • Upon acceptance, choose the Gold Open Access options in your author publishing agreement form and select a Creative Commons (CC) license. Check funder or institutional mandates for stipulations (e.g. CC-BY).

  • Follow instructions from RightsLink to coordinate APC transaction and request funding (pre-paid by Washington University as part of the agreement).

  • Learn more about Cambridge University Press journals that support open access publishing here.


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