Researchers from the United States

IOP Publishing has negotiated transformative agreements with more than 200 institutions and consortia in the United States, listed below. These include Big Ten Academic Alliance, Lyrasis, OhioLINK, Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium, and the Virtual Library of Virginia.

” The IOP agreement will be an excellent benefit for NC State. NC State researchers can publish their articles as open access in IOP journals without having to pay the open access fees, increasing discoverability and readership of NC State scholarship”
Hilary Davis, Department Head, Collections & Research Strategy, NC State University Libraries.

Who can benefit?
All corresponding authors who are current staff members, researchers (permanent, temporary and/or visiting), or students at one of the institutions listed below at the time of submission, can publish open access at no cost to themselves. The corresponding author is the author who submits the manuscript and is responsible for communicating with the journal during the submission, peer review and publication process.

What’s included?
• Articles accepted beginning January 1, 2023 will be eligible for transformative agreement funding to enable authors to publish open access with no cost to themselves
• Research paper, special issue, letter and review article types
• Included journals are dependent on your eligible institution, please see the below list for details. Click here for a full title list of eligible journals.

Please note
A small number of journals attach additional charges including, but not limited to, page charges. These remain payable by the authors.
You may find our author guide for submitting under a transformative agreement helpful located in our transformative agreement hub.

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Eligible Journals List A, B, C and D

Amherst College

Auburn University

Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA):

  • Indiana University
  • Michigan State University
  • Northwestern University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Purdue University
  • Rutgers University
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Maryland – College Park
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison

Clemson University

Colorado School of Mines

Connecticut College

Dartmouth College

East Carolina University

Emory University

Florida Atlantic University

Florida State University

Furman University

Georgia Institute of Technology

Iowa State University

John Hopkins University

Kansas State University

Lawrence Technological University

Los Alamos National Laboratory


  • Bryn Mawr College
  • Bucknell University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Dickinson College
  • Drexel University
  • Duquesne University
  • Elon University
  • Kutztown University
  • Millersville University
  • Shippensburg University
  • Swarthmore College
  • University of North Carolina Asheville
  • Villanova University
  • West Chester University
  • Wofford College

Montana State University

Mount Holyoke College

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Naval Research Laboratory

North Carolina State University

North Dakota State University

Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK):

  • Antioch College
  • Antioch University
  • Ashland University
  • Baldwin Wallace University
  • Belmont College
  • Bluffton University
  • Bowling Green State University
  • Capital University
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Cedarville University
  • Central Ohio Technical College
  • Central Ohio Technical College
  • Central State University
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
  • Clark State College
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Cleveland State University
  • College of Wooster
  • Columbus State Community College
  • Cuyahoga Community College
  • Defiance College
  • Denison University
  • Eastern Gateway Community College
  • Edison State Community College
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Franklin University
  • Heidelberg University
  • Hiram College
  • Hocking College
  • John Carroll University
  • Kent State University
  • Kenyon College
  • Lakeland Community College
  • Lorain County Community College
  • Lourdes University
  • Malone University
  • Marietta College
  • Mercy College of Ohio
  • Methodist Theological School In Ohio
  • Miami University
  • Mount St. Joseph University
  • Mount Vernon Nazarene University
  • Muskingum University
  • North Central State College
  • Northeast Ohio Medical University
  • Northwest State Community College
  • Notre Dame College
  • Oberlin College
  • Ohio Christian University
  • Ohio Dominican University
  • Ohio Northern University
  • Ohio State University
  • Ohio University
  • Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Otterbein University
  • Owens Community College
  • Rhodes State College
  • Shawnee State University
  • Sinclair Community College
  • Southern State Community College
  • Stark State College
  • State Library Of Ohio
  • Terra State Community College
  • Tiffin University
  • University of Akron
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Dayton
  • University of Findlay
  • University of Mount Union
  • University of Mount Union
  • University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College
  • University of Toledo
  • Ursuline College
  • Walsh University
  • Washington State Community College
  • Wilmington College
  • Wittenberg University
  • Wright State University
  • Xavier University
  • Youngstown State University
  • Zane State College

Princeton University

Procter & Gamble USA

Rochester University

Rowan University

Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC):

  • Austin College
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • California State University, East Bay
  • Chapman University
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • San Diego State University
  • San Jose State University
  • Santa Clara University
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Texas Christian University
  • Texas State University, San Marcos
  • Trinity University
  • University of Dallas
  • University of Denver
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • University of Southern California

Stevens Institute of Technology

Syracuse University

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Arizona

University of Central Florida

University of Florida

University of Idaho

University of Louisville

University of Massachusetts Boston

University of Massachusetts Lowell

University of Miami

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

University of Notre Dame

University of Pittsburgh

Universidad de Puerto Rico – Recinto de Río Piedras

University of South Carolina Columbia

The Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA):

  • Blue Ridge Community College
  • Brightpoint Community College
  • Central Virginia Community College
  • Christopher Newport University
  • Danville Community College
  • Eastern Shore Community College
  • George Mason University
  • Germanna Community College
  • Hampden-Sydney College
  • Hampton University
  • Institute for Advanced Learning and Research
  • J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
  • James Madison University
  • Laurel Ridge Community College
  • Longwood University
  • Mountain Empire Community College
  • Mountain Gateway Community College
  • New College Institute
  • New River Community College
  • Norfolk State University
  • Northern Virginia Community College
  • Old Dominion University
  • Patrick & Henry Community College
  • Paul D. Camp Community College
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College
  • Radford University
  • Randolph-Macon College
  • Rappahannock Community College
  • Richard Bland College
  • Roanoke College
  • Southern Virginia Higher Education Center
  • Southside Virginia Community College
  • Southwest Virginia Community College
  • Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center
  • Sweet Briar College
  • The University of Virginia’s College at Wise
  • Tidewater Community College
  • University of Mary Washington
  • University of Richmond
  • University of Virginia
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia Highlands Community College
  • Virginia Military Institute
  • Virginia Peninsula Community College
  • Virginia State University
  • Virginia Tech
  • Virginia Western Community College
  • Washington and Lee University
  • William & Mary
  • Wytheville Community College

Vanderbilt University

Washington University in St. Louis

Yale University

Eligible Journals List A, B and D

Haverford College

Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS):

  • Andrews University
  • Central Michigan University
  • Kettering University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Oakland University
  • University of Detroit Mercy

Olin College of Engineering

Seton Hall University

Union College

University of Texas System (UTSystem):

  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Houston Community College, Coleman College for Health Sciences
  • Prairie View A&M College of Nursing
  • Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health
  • The University of Texas at Arlington
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • The University of Texas at Dallas
  • The University of Texas at El Paso
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • The University of Texas at Tyler
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler
  • The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
  • The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

West Virginia University