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Open access publishing

This guide introduces open access, its benefits, the different models, article processing charges, policies and resources, and open access at RMIT University.

Contact the Library

The Library has a team of Teaching and Research Librarians available to assist staff and students in the use of library services and resources. In terms of open access publishing, they are able to assist with:

  • publishing options and open access models
  • Read and Publish agreements and article processing charges
  • funding mandates
  • copyright, author rights and Creative Commons licences.

Publishing a journal article

Pressbook module cover.

Publishing a journal article

This module is part of the Research and Writing Skills for Academic and Graduate Researchers. It will introduce you to the three P's of preparing for a publication:

  • Planning including setting objectives and selecting a publication source.
  • Publishing issues such as open access, discoverability and writing tips.
  • Promoting and tracking your research and publications.

Book cover attribution: "Research and Writing Skills for Academic and Graduate Researchers" by RMIT University Library is licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0. Cover design by Dr. Lisa Cianci. Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa (underlayed), All rights reserved. Cover image: Human Skills by Vicons Design from Noun Project.

Researcher Capability Development

Expand your research capabilities

RMIT's Researcher Capability Development offers a series of self-paced modules on topics ranging from data management, networking for researchers, grant writing, publishing, impact literacy and more.

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