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Special Policy: IOP Publishing: No Hybrid Option, United Kingdom
Journals: 1 journal
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Copyright: Author Rights (pdf) - IOP Publishing open access policy - ;Frequently Asked Questions
Updated: 09-Jan-2018
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 author's personal website, repository, scientific social network, arXiv or non-commercial website
  • Pre-print can not be updated after submission
  • Post-print on author's personal website immediately
  • Post-print on institutional website, institutional repository, subject-based repository, PubMed Central, non-commercial scientific social network or third party eprint servers after 12 months embargo
  • Post-print on arxiv or Bioarxiv after 12 months embargo, if the author selects 'non-exclusive license to distribute
  • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
  • Published source must be acknowledged with citation
  • Must link to publisher version with DOI
  • Set statements to accompany different versions (see policy)
  • Post-print is not permitted on commercial scientific social networks e.g. ResearchGate, Mendely and
  • Articles can not be deposited under an open access license or creative commons license
Mandated OA: Compliance data is available for 4 funders
  • This policy is an exception to the default policies of IOP Publishing
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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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