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Transformative Agreements

American Chemical Society (ACS)


Wheaton College Library's agreement with ACS enables primary authors from Wheaton College to publish open access in any ACS journal. All ACS journals are included in this agreement and there is no cap to the number of articles an author may publish. 


Benefits of this TA

  • Article Processing Charges (APC) are waived
  • Journals included in this TA
  • No cap to the number of articles authors can publish OA

For more information, visit the American Chemical Society press releaseguide for authors, or FAQs.

Company of Biologists


Wheaton College faculty can publish an uncapped number of Open Access research articles in our hybrid subscription journals and our fully Open Access journals. A step-by-step guide for authors is available here.

Benefits of this TA:

  • Article Processing Charges (APC) are waived
  • Journals Included in TA: 
    • Development
    • Journal of Cell Science
    • Journal of Experimental Biology
    • Disease Models & Mechanisms
    • Biology Open
  • No cap to number of articles authors can publish OA
  • Forest of Biologists -  For every research and review article published in a Company of Biologist journal, a native tree is planted in a forest in the UK


For more information visit the Company of Biologists Read and Publish OA Initiative or find answers about publishing OA in their author guide.