MPG administrates and participates in the Nature Read & Publish Framework Agreement and centrally covers the Open Access fees for Research Articles in the Nature Research Journals for all Max Planck affiliated corresponding authors. The Nature Review Journals and the Nature Protocols journal are excluded from the Open Access publishing component but are included in the read access, which covers the complete Nature journal portfolio.
In order to make use of the agreement, please make sure to meet the following conditions when publishing with Nature:
Eligible Research Article types are Analysis, Article, Letter, Brief Communication, Registered Report, Resource, Technical Report.
The list of all Nature 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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