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IReL and Open Access: Wiley


The four year IReL-Wiley agreement (Jan 2021 to Dec 2024) allows eligible corresponding authors, in participating institutions (including UCC), to publish original research and review articles open access upon publication at no extra cost. The agreement also allows member institutions continued access to the complete collection over one thousand journal published by Wiley.

Instructions for Authors

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 member of UCC staff, or a registered UCC student. 

For articles accepted between 1 January 2021 and 17 March 2021: eligible corresponding authors will be contacted by Wiley, inviting them to make the article open access retrospectively. 

What journals are included?

 All Wiley hybrid and gold titles are included, with the exception of a small number of subscription-only journals

Further information

Who to contact in UCC

For queries about Open Access agreements and IReL resources, please contact:


For more general queries about Open Access please contact: