Information for Max Planck Authors

The Max Planck Society’s Read & Publish Agreement with Taylor & Francis includes access to more than 2000 Taylor & Francis journals as well as allowing authors to publish open access in about 2000 Taylor & Francis hybrid or fully Open Access journals offering a CC license option. In order to find out about the specific license types offered, please use the publisher's Open Access cost finder. Please note that publishing in Future Science Group journals is not covered by this agreement.

In order to make use of the agreement, please make sure to meet the following conditions when publishing with Taylor & Francis:

  • The article has been accepted by a Taylor & Francis hybrid or fully Open Access journal offering a CC license option. The Max Planck Society highly recommends authors to select the CC-BY license; in cases where a CC-BY license is not offered by the journal, another CC license is acceptable.
  • A Max Planck author must be the submitting corresponding author of the article.
  • The author is affiliated with an eligibile Max Planck institution and publishes under this affiliation.
  • The acceptance date of the article is between Jan 1, 2024 and Dec 31, 2026.
  • Eligible article types under this agreement are original research articles, such as the article types: article, review, research article, review article, report, brief report, short communication, case report, essay, discussion, note.

Please note that charges for additional options (color-in-print, posters etc.) are NOT covered by this agreement.

When submitting, a Max Planck email address should be used (if possible) and the Max Planck affiliation should be stated. During the production process, Taylor & Francis and Max Planck Digital Library will verify author eligibility.

The list of all Taylor & Francis journals in which you can publish your article OA at no cost to you is available on the MPG OA Journal Finder



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Further information

Information for Max Planck authors at Taylor & Francis

Open Access Support by Max Planck Digital Library

Open Access at the Max Planck Society