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The White Horse Press publishes academic journals and books specialising in environmental issues.

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Open Access and Posting Articles Online

Authors and grant awarding bodies increasingly demand the right to publish open-access versions of papers that appear in scholarly journals, either freely or on payment of a one-off charge.

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The White Horse Press works with SHERPA/RoMEO, a database of publishers’ Open Access policies that is used worldwide by repository managers, administrators and academics to check what publishers do and do not allow to be archived.

GREEN OPEN ACCESS

Since 2007, White Horse Press has offered ‘green’ open access to all journal articles. We allow authors to post their own electronic versions of their papers (pre-copyediting) without embargo, before or after acceptance for publication, subject to the following conditions:

GREEN OPEN ACCESS CHECKLIST

  • Publisher’s version/PDF cannot be used
  • Archive must be on a non-profit server
  • Publisher copyright must be acknowledged
  • Published source must be acknowledged1
  • Link to publisher version must be included2


1 Articles posted before acceptance should give the journal name and the date of submission. Accepted articles sent to non-profit institutional or thematic repositories should include a credit line of the form ‘This is a pre-copy-editing, author-produced version of an article accepted [date]¬†following peer review for publication in¬†[journal name, including doi, volume number, page range if available].’

2 E.g., ‘The definitive publisher-authenticated version is available online, doi: [insert doi from page 1 of the published article]’.

GOLD OPEN ACCESS

If your funding body requires permanent public open access to the publisher’s online version of your article, we can arrange this for a fee per article of £1500, payable on publication. To ensure fair peer-review, requests for open access will only be dealt with after the article has been finally accepted. Gold Open Access articles are published under the Creative Commons CC-BY licence. Please contact us by email or at the address below for further details.

All articles in Climates and Cultures History will be Gold Open Acccess. For terms of publication please see the journal’s submissions page.

Restrictions on copying and republication do not apply to Gold Open Access articles. See our copyright guidelines for further details.