FAQs

What is Open Access?
Open Access (OA) is a publishing model that makes research free to read upon publication. The publication process is supported by an Article Processing Char...
Wed, 3 Apr, 2024 at 12:35 PM
What are Sage's Open Access initiatives?
Sage supports a variety of Open Access initiatives/routes, including gold Open Access publication, Hybrid Open Access publication via our Sage Choice progra...
Wed, 3 Apr, 2024 at 12:57 PM
What is a gold Open Access journal?
Sage's Gold Open Access journals publish all of their content Open Access under a Creative Commons license. Most gold Open Access journals charge an Art...
Wed, 3 Apr, 2024 at 1:00 PM
What is green Open Access?
Green Open Access: Sage’s Archiving and Sharing Policy You may share the Original Submission or Accepted Manuscript at any time after your paper is accepte...
Wed, 3 Apr, 2024 at 12:34 PM
What is a Creative Commons license?
Creative Commons licenses allow authors to retain the copyright of their work while allowing others to copy, distribute and make some use of their work. The...
Fri, 23 Jun, 2023 at 11:32 PM
Why should I publish Open Access?
Authors choose to publish open access for a variety of reasons: To meet your funder’s open access policy requirements. Many funding bodies require researc...
Wed, 3 Apr, 2024 at 1:04 PM
How do I submit my paper?
Each journal has an editorial office and submission guidelines. However, we encourage you to review Sage's Manuscript Submission Guidelines and the jour...
Mon, 26 Jun, 2023 at 9:13 PM
What do I pay if I am publishing Open Access in a journal that has page or publication charges?
If you publish your article open access in one of our journals with page or publication charges, you must pay both the page or publication charge associated...
Tue, 2 Apr, 2024 at 4:55 PM
Do gold Open Access journals print?
Most gold open access journals are online only.
Wed, 3 Apr, 2024 at 1:13 PM
How do I cite an Open Access article?
Each open access manuscript is citeable using the online publication date and the Digital Object Identifier (DOI). DOIs are assigned to all Sage content for...
Wed, 3 Apr, 2024 at 1:11 PM