Jisc – UK EWNI Institutions

United Kingdom

Jisc – UK EWNI Institutions

IEEE has an agreement with Jisc on an approved 2024 subscription licensing offer for 109 universities in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland and 13 universities in Scotland. This new offer, negotiated by Jisc on behalf of the UK Higher Education sector, takes steps to help support institutional rights retention policies and allows universities unlimited read access to the IEEE Electronic Library (IEL), the IEEE’s most comprehensive collection of more than 6 million high quality periodicals, conference proceedings, and standards available via the IEEE Xplore Digital Library.

All authors affiliated with institutions subscribing under this agreement can apply a CC BY license to the accepted manuscript (AM) for their articles under a green open access option. The offer enables all authors to continue to publish in any IEEE journal, magazine,or conference proceeding of their choice.

Agreement Details:
The IEEE IEL – 2024 read-only plus green open access agreement includes the following green open access provisions:

  • All authors can self-archive their accepted manuscripts submitted to any of the subscription-based IEEE journals, magazines, or conference proceedings
  • All authors will be allowed to immediately self-archive accepted manuscripts with no embargo based on publication date
  • To be self-archived in an institutional or subject-based repository (as listed on OpenDOAR), with a self-attributed CC BY license
  • Valid for all authors from subscribing institutions, including TNE
  • Regardless of funder background or institutional rights retention policies

Additional Information for Institutions:
Institutional administrators or libraries can find more information and further details on this offer by viewing the Jisc catalog page.

Additional Instructions for Authors:
IEEE Instructions for UK Authors – provides more information on the submission process and how to apply a CC BY license to the deposited version of an accepted manuscript.

Publishing via a Gold Open Access Journal
Many researchers in the UK are able to publish open access under an Open Access agreement between their institution and IEEE. Authors can comply with their institution’s or funder’s Open Access policies by publishing gold open access in any of IEEE’s fully open access journals and the final published journal article will be made immediately available to post in their institution’s repository under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license. Authors can review a list of institutional agreements posted at open.ieee.org.

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