The University Library of Salzburg has signed an Open Access agreement with the publisher Emerald. Authors of the University of Salzburg have the possibility to publish in Emerald journals with hybrid option Open Access without restrictions and without additional costs.

In which journals can I publish?
In all subscribed journals of the publisher Emerald with Open Access option. A complete list can be found  here.

What types of articles are accepted?
Original research articles (except e.g. editorial, guest editorial, preface)

What license is granted?
CC-BY 4.0

How are eligible authors identified?
Identification is done by indicating the affiliation when submitting the article and the university email address.


  1. Eligible publications are identified by Emerald and published Open Access by default.
  2. The corresponding author will be informed about the Open Access option during the review process and has the option to decline an Open Access publication by actively opting out.

More information about the OA agreement:


Contact and further information

If you have any questions about this or need further information, please contact

Linda Ohrtmann, M.A.
Digitale Bibliothek und Zeitschriften / Open Access
Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg
Hofstallgasse 2-4 – 5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43 (0)662 8044 77421