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One publisher found when searched for: Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology, United States
Journals: 13 journals (including journals with special policies)
RoMEO: This is a RoMEO green publisher
Copyright: Authors Rights - Instructions for Authors (Example) - Pre-print policy
Updated: 04-Jun-2015
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:
  • Author's pre-print on recognised non profit pre-print archives
  • Author's post-print on funder's repositories, institutional repository or subject-based repositories
  • Non-commercial
  • Publisher's version/PDF may be used
  • Publisher's version/PDF may be used on author's personal website or employers website
  • Recommended that author's post-prints submitted to PubMed or institutional repositories are made available 6 months after publication
  • Author's pre-print must be updated with citation and DOI upon publication
Mandated OA: Compliance data is available for 14 funders
Paid Open Access: Optional Open Access
  • Publisher last contacted on 21/05/2015
  • Publisher last reviewed on 15/09/2015
Exceptions to this policy:
  • mBio - RoMEO Green
RoMEO Publisher ID: 16 - Suggest an update for this record
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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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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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