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Read and Publish (RAP) Agreements

APA RAP Agreement

The 2024 American Psychological Association (APA) RAP agreement allows ANU authors to publish open access with no APCs in all 87 APA-published hybrid journals indexed in APA PsycArticles.There is no cap on the number of articles published across all participating institutions

See Full title list of included journals.

NOTE: Hogrefe published journals and APA's fully open access journal, Technology, Mind, and Behavior, are excluded from this agreement.

Eligible Articles

Article Types

These article types qualify for the Read and Publish agreement:

  • Research Articles (including Brief Reports)
  • Review Articles.

Acceptance Date

Articles must be accepted on or after 1 Jan 2024

ANU corresponding authors may publish immediately to open access on the publisher's platform once the article has been accepted, with no transactional APCs.

To be eligible under this agreement, authors must use their institutional email address ( when submitting their articles for publishing.

Information for authors

Author rights

The default choice when publishing within the ACM Open Agreement is for the corresponding author to use a non-exclusive CC-BY licence, unless they choose a different type of Creative Commons licence.

The author may also choose to transfer copyright or give ACM exclusive access to publish their articles.

Please see the APA Author Guide for further information on this agreement.

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