Several types of access models exist that allow users to read published content. The two most popular are reader access side-fees, where a subscription is paid by an institution or individual for access to a given journal, and author access side-fees, where a funding agency or author pays for their paper to be published within a journal and where the article is then made available at no additional charge to the reader.
Open Access (OA) describes the practice of providing the public with unrestricted online access to articles published in scholarly journals without payment of separate fees known as author access side-fees.’
IAEE supports Open Access models designed to ensure that its publishing activities operate in a long term sustainable way. IAEE’s goals are to:
Effective March 1, 2014, there are two forms of Open Access to articles published in IAEE Journals:
Effective March 1, 2014, IAEE offers authors of newly submitted articles the option to publish Gold Open Access articles within The Energy Journal or the Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy through payment of an Article Processing Charge (and under a Creative Commons license). Unless authors elect to publish in accordance with Gold Open Access standards, articles will be published under Green Open Access standards.