Applies to original research papers submitted for publication.
Policy does not extend to editorials, letters, commissioned reviews, non-commissioned reviews, scholarly monographs, conference proceedings or book chapters.
EPMC deposit with no embargo
Any articles accepted for publication that are wholly or partially funded by Versus Arthritis must be deposited in Europe PMC as soon as possible and no later than six months after publication.
Where APCs are paid by Versus Arthritis, authors and publishers must licence papers using the Creative Commons Attribution licence CC-BY.
Paying for Versus Arthritis journal article publication
Funding is available for original research papers only.
Versus Arthritis does not cover additional page charges or colour plate charges.
Authors requiring support to publish articles resulting from work funded by Versus Arthritis should apply directly to us via Grant Tracker (https://gt.versusarthritis.org/login) if their host institution or another funder cannot meet the costs of APCs.
(All quotations taken from Versus Arthritis policy page on 08/06/2023)