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Take Advantage of the Read-and-Publish Agreement for RUP Journals

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Rockefeller University Press (RUP) has signed an unlimited Read-and-Publish agreement with Jisc. The agreement covers RUP's three hybrid journals: Journal of Cell Biology (JCB), Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM),  and Journal of General Physiology (JGP).

How your institution can immediately benefit from the agreement:

  • Participating institutions receive unlimited access to all content published in JCB, JEM, and JGP immediately after publication.
  • Articles by corresponding authors affiliated with participating institutions are published Open Access under a CC-BY license and directly deposited to PubMed Central (PMC) and subsequently to Europe PMC.
  • Agreement covers 100% of article publication fees for authors at participating institutions, and there is no limit to the number of articles that may be published Open Access.


The two-year agreement runs from January 2022 until December 2024.

Take advantage now: publication fees will be completely covered for articles by corresponding authors affiliated with your institution that were accepted during the term of the agreement.

Institutions that are participating in the Jisc RUP Read-and-Publish include:

Cardiff University
Durham University
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
Medical Research Council Lab of Molecular Biology/Harwell
Oxford Brookes University
St George's Hospital Medical School
The Francis Crick Institute Limited
The Open University
The Queen's University of Belfast
University College London
University of Aberdeen
University of Birmingham
University of Bristol
University of Dundee
University of Edinburgh
University of Exeter
University of Kent
University of Lancaster
University of Leeds
University of Manchester
University of Nottingham
University of Oxford
University of Sheffield
University of St Andrews
University of Strathclyde
University of York


Learn more about the "Rockefeller University Press Read-and-Publish Transitional Agreement 2023–2024" and take advantage of the pilot agreement through the Jisc licence subscriptions manager.

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