The IReL-Springer Compact Read and Publish agreement (Apr 2021 - Dec 2024) details are as follows:
For your article submission to be included under the agreement, you must be the corresponding author and affiliated to 'University College Cork'. In the article submission process you must correctly identify your institution as 'University College Cork'. You must use your UCC email address, and not addresses from other domains. At the time the article is accepted for publication, the corresponding author must be a current staff member or student with a participating institution.
The corresponding author journey is described here.