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One publisher found when searched for: Publisher: Optical Society of America
Publisher: Optical Society of America, United States
Journals: 20 journals (including journals with special policies) - involving 2 other organisations
RoMEO: This is a RoMEO green publisher
Copyright: Posting Policy - Copyright Transfer Agreement (pdf)
Updated: 08-Sep-2017
Although this publisher has 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:
  • On author's personal website, institutional website or e-print servers, including in arXiv
  • On institutional repository or funder's designated repository 12 months embargo
  • Non-Commercial
  • Publisher copyright and source must be acknowledged with set statement (see policy)
  • Publisher automatically deposited in PubMed Central for selected titles
  • Must link to publisher version
Mandated OA: (Awaiting information)
Paid Open Access: Open Access and CC-BY Options
Notes:
  • Closed access institutional repository deposit is also allowed
  • Publisher last reviewed on 08/09/2017
Exceptions to this policy:
RoMEO Publisher ID: 108 - Suggest an update for this record
Link to this page: http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/pub/108/
This summary is for the publisher'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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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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