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Writing and Publishing: Read and Publish Agreements

Read and Publish / Open Access Agreements

The Cleveland Clinic Floyd D. Loop Alumni Library has agreements with the publishers listed here to let CCF authors publish their articles at little or no cost.  The library's subscriptions cover all or part of the Article Processing Charge - APC.  Read and Publish or Transformative Agreements allow libraries and publishers to move towards open access publishing.

IMPORTANT: Corresponding author must use their Cleveland Clinic email address ( to participate in these open access agreements.

BMJ Case Reports

BMJ Case Reports

  • No APC as long as the Library maintains its subscription. 
    • Main campus and Florida caregivers only
  • Requires Subscription ID when submitting manuscript.  Contact the library to request.  

Portland Press

Portland Press eJournals

  • No APC to publish in the journals listed below.  
  • Agreement renews annually.
  • Authors must validate their affiliation with Cleveland Clinic during the submission process

Journal titles in this agreement

  • Biochemical Journal
  • Biochemical Society Transactions
  • Bioscience Reports
  • Clinical Science
  • Emerging Topics in Life Sciences
  • Essays in Biochemistry
  • Neuronal Signaling

Wiley Hybrid Journals

Wiley Hybrid OA Journals

  • No Charge publishing to more than 1400 hybrid journals by Wiley
  • Eligibility: Corresponding author of the article must be a student, faculty or staff member of a Cleveland Clinic Health System


  • Fully open access journals are NOT covered. Authors will be charged APCs for articles in fully OA Wiley titles. 
  • There is an annual limit to the number of OA articles allowed.
    • Once the limit is reached, no charge publishing ends for the remainder of the year and authors will only be allowed a 10% discount on APC's in Wiley hybrid OA journals.

For more information the Wiley hybrid OA deal, click here.

Cambridge Journals

Cambridge Journals

  • No Charge publishing to all 400+ journals and open access (OA) journal articles at Cambridge University Press journals.
  • Eligibility: Corresponding author of the article must be a student, faculty or staff member of a Cleveland Clinic Health System facility in the United States.
  • Corresponding authors identify their institutional affiliation at the time of submission and must use email.
  • More information on corresponding authors and their roles and responsibilities when publishing an article with Cambridge here.

Cambridge University Press also can help with questions about how publishing open access with them works:

Future Medicine Ejournals

Future Medicine eJournals

  • No APC to publish in the journals listed below.  Editorial department notified that all articles will be published as open access.
  • Agreement in effect 1/1/21 - 12/31/22

Journal titles in this agreement

  • Biomarkers in Medicine
  • Breast Cancer Management
  • CNS Oncology
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Concussion
  • Epigenomics
  • Future Cardiology
  • Future Microbiology
  • Future Neurology
  • Future Oncology
  • Future Rare Diseases
  • Future Virology
  • Hepatic Oncology
  • Immunotherapy
  • International Journal of Hematologic Oncology
  • Journal of 3D Printing in Medicine
  • Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research
  • Lung Cancer Management
  • Melanoma Management
  • Nanomedicine
  • Neurodegenerative Disease Management
  • Pain Management
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Regenerative Medicine