The University Library of Salzburg has signed an Open Access agreement with the publisher Emerald. Corresponding authors affiliated with the University of Salzburg can publish open access in Emerald journals with hybrid option without restrictions or additional cost.

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?
Authors are identified by the affiliation and institutional email domain given when submitting the article.
Please use the university email address (max.mustermann@plus.ac.at) during submission.


  1. Eligible publications are identified by Emerald and published open access by default.
  2. The corresponding author is notified about the open access agreement during the review process. The author also has the option to opt out of publishing open access.
  3. The publication is published open access under a Creative Commons licence.

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.: +43 662 8044 77421