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One publisher found when searched for: Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publisher: SAGE Publications (UK and US), United Kingdom
Journals: (~1009 journals) (including journals with special policies) - involving 496 other organisations
RoMEO: This is a RoMEO green publisher
Copyright: SAGE and Open Access - SAGEs Author Archiving and Re-Use Guidelines - Posting to an Institutional Repository
Updated: 21-Aug-2019
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:
  • Authors retain copyright
  • Pre-print on any website
  • Author's post-print on author's personal website, departmental website, institutional website, institutional repository or other repositories, including PubMed Central
  • 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
  • Must link to publisher version with DOI
Mandated OA: green tickARC (Compliant); green tickFWF (Compliant); green tickAutism Speaks (Compliant); green tickBrain Tumour Charity (Compliant); green tickCIHR (Compliant); green tickCM (Compliant); green tickDFG (Compliant); green tickDMT (Paid OA option); green tickEuropean Commission [FP7] (Compliant); green tickFondazione Cariplo (Compliant); green tickFWO (Compliant); green tickFORTE (Compliant); green tickHHMI (Paid OA option); green tickJisc (Compliant); green tickMacArthur Foundation (Compliant); green tickKnut och Alice Wallenbergs Stiftelse (Compliant); green tickMRC (Paid OA option); crossMultiple Sclerosis Society (Non-compliant); green tickNHMRC (Compliant); green tickNERC [2006-2012] (Compliant); green tickNSERC (Compliant); green tickOTKA (Compliant); green tickParkinson's UK (Paid OA option); green tickRJ (Compliant); green tickSNF (Compliant); green tickSSHRC (Compliant); green tickNIH (Paid OA option - selected journals); green tickWellcome Trust (Paid OA option)
Paid Open Access: SAGE Choice
  • Publisher last contacted on 21/08/2019
  • SAGE may give permission to deposit the Publisher's version/PDF on an unrestricted website of repository, upon request
Exceptions to this policy:
RoMEO Publisher ID: 65 - 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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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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