Submit a new record for a publisher not already listed in Sherpa Romeo

Please complete this form to submit a new policy record to Sherpa Romeo.

Submissions must be received from the publisher or a person with a position of authority for the journal (for example, an editor). If you have noticed a journal which is not in our database, which you think should be, please contact the journal directly to suggest they submit their policy to Sherpa Romeo.

Multiple journals which share the same policy can be submitted using a spreadsheet at the end of this form. A new form must be completed if you wish to submit a journal with a different policy.

Before proceeding, please ensure the journal meets the criteria for inclusion in Sherpa Romeo.

We have a separate form if you'd like to submit a new journal request for a publisher already listed in Sherpa Romeo.

Email help@jisc.ac.uk if you have any issues with the form.

All fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

Your details

Journal identifiers

Please supply at least one valid ISSN or eISSN (electronic format) for the journal.
The editorial board must be clearly stated on the journal's website - please provide a URL for this information.

Publisher details

Please supply the country in which the main office is based.
The governing body must be clearly stated on the publishers’ website – please provide the URL for this information.
The publication ethics policy must be clearly stated on the publishers’ website – please provide the URL for this information.

What are the open access policy details?

Please select journal type: *

General Open Access policy

As your journal does not share the same policy details as an existing journal listed in Sherpa Romeo, please share these details.

Pre-requisites are any conditions which must be met in order for the Open Access policy to apply. Please select one or more options.

Are there any policy pre-requisites? *

Pre-requisites are any conditions which must be met in order for the Open Access policy to apply. Please select one or more options.

Open access policy by version

Please complete the policy details for each of the version types below: Published, Accepted and Submitted. This form will not submit if you do not complete all three sections. Select 'No' to these questions if open access is not allowed.

Published version *

We define the published version as the publisher-created published version, that has been peer-reviewed and copy edited. Also known as: Final Published Version, Version of Record.

Accepted version - post-print *

We define the accepted version as the final author-created version that incorporates referee comments and is the accepted for publication version. Also known as: Authors Accepted Manuscript (AAM), Authors accepted version, Final Author version, Post-print.

Submitted version - pre-print *

We define the submitted version as the version that has been submitted to a journal for peer review. Also known as: Author's Original Manuscript (AOM), Original manuscript, Pre-print.

If you have more than one journal...

If you have more than one journal, please download and complete this spreadheet (.xlsx). We will ask you to send us the completed spreadsheet when we respond to your request.

Submission receipt

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