Open Access Publishers Cooperating With MIT Faculty OA Policy

Three open access publishers, BioMed Central, Public Library of Science (PLoS), and Beilstein-Institut, are fully cooperating with the MIT Faculty Open Access Policy. MIT authors do not need to provide an amendment to the publication agreements or take any other special action in order to publish with them under the MIT policy. oapolicylogofinal

These publishers make their articles available under a Creative Commons license, allowing for broad reuse.

The faculty policy, established by on March 18, 2009, makes the faculty’s scholarly articles openly available on the web. Papers are being shared via MIT’s research repository, DSpace@MIT.

To submit a paper under the policy, please send the final submitted manuscript, post peer-review, but prior to the publisher’s formatting, to or upload the paper through a short web form.

To review other confirmed publisher responses, please see: Publishers and the MIT Faculty Open Access Policy. Please send any questions about publishers not yet on the page to

For more information:

MIT Faculty Open Access Policy

Details on working with the policy