EIFL, SAGE renew access & publishing agreement
Agreement includes free or discounted access, discounted article processing charges (APCs) and read & publish components

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EIFL has renewed its agreement with Sage Publications for access to and publishing in Sage Journals for a further two years, until December 2022.

Free access

Through the agreement, libraries in 11 EIFL countries can get free access to the SAGE Premier collection of 1,120 titles:

Armenia, Congo, Ethiopia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Uzbekistan, Zambia

Discounted access

Libraries in another 14 countries are eligible for discounted access to the SAGE Premier collection:

Albania, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Maldives, Moldova, Palestine, Serbia, Slovenia, Ukraine

Read & publish for Slovenia

The Consortium of Slovene Electronic Collections (COSEC) in Slovenia is planning to sign up to the publish & read component for 2021. This will provide access to the SAGE Premier 2016 collection as well as unlimited open access publishing in SAGE’s 934 hybrid journals of that collection. 

Waived Article Processing Charges

The agreement also ensures waived Article Processing Charges (APCs) for corresponding authors from 33 EIFL partner countries when publishing in SAGE’s 183 fully open access journals:

Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Botswana, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Myanmar, Moldova, Namibia, Nepal, North Macedonia, Palestine, Senegal, Serbia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Discounted Article Processing Charges

Corresponding authors from four EIFL countries also also eligible to receive a 20% discount on APCs when publishing in SAGE’s fully open access journals, provided that their affiliated institutions have an existing subscription in place:

Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia

Read more about EIFL’s agreement with SAGE covering APCs for open access publishing.

Read more about EIFL’s agreement for access to SAGE Premier.