Publish on Emerald Open Research

Publish on Emerald Open Research, our open research platform that supports easy, rapid and transparent publishing. 


What is Emerald Open Research?

Emerald Open Research is a new and pioneering way to rapidly publish your research findings aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. With open peer review controlled by the author and an open data policy, your research will be freely available to read, download and reuse, reaching a truly global audience.

We have developed the platform with F1000 to offer you choice, visibility, and flexibility when it comes to open access.

Publish on Emerald Open Research

Publish on our open research platform through one of our six themed gateways aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Learn more about the platform, read the aims and scopes of each of the gateways and find out how to submit.

Fairer society

This gateway focuses on the creation of a just and inclusive society without any barriers to participation.

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Quality education for all

This gateway aims to address the challenges facing education and focuses on breaking down divides, so that everyone can have equal access to quality education.

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Healthier lives

This gateway focuses on promoting good physical and mental health, and bridging the gaps between research, policy and practice to achieve healthier lives for all.

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Responsible Management

This gateway aims to champion thought leadership by being both a critic and supporter of responsible management research, knowledge exchange and education.

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Sustainable cities

This gateway focuses on how we can create resilient, sustainable, healthy and inclusive cities and communities for all.

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Sustainable food systems

This gateway aims to address scientific, sociological, political and economic challenges around sustainable food systems to offer solutions for development and to drive change.

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Emerald Open Research Collections

If you’re looking for a flexible publishing option for a collection of research, whether it be a research project, your institution’s research outputs or a conference, Emerald Open Research Collections has a solution for you.

Benefits of publishing on Emerald Open Research

Emerald Open Research is built around the needs of our authors, giving you the best opportunity to increase discoverability, accessibility and impact of your work.


Publish your research rapidly, allowing dissemination of research to happen more quickly.

Traditional and non-traditional formats

Publish research beyond traditional articles, for example case studies, data notes and reviews.

Open peer review

Have control over selecting your own reviewers. Their names and reports are published alongside your article, together with your comments.

Real-time metrics

See real time metrics related to your work which including downloads, citations and altmetrics.

Real impact

Contribute to societal challenges more quickly as your research is accessible to a wider audience.

How Emerald Open Research works

The platform supports rapid publication and offers you transparency through open peer review and an open data policy. Your research is immediately and freely available to read, download and use. Download and keep your step-by-step guide to publishing on EOR (PDF).

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Article processing charges

Emerald Open Research charges an article processing charge (APC) for all articles. APCs are based on article type. This is in recognition of the varying editorial time and effort involved in publishing different article types.

The APC is charged based on article type.

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We partner with libraries and consortia to offer authors prepaid vouchers to publish their work openly. 

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Want to find out more about publishing on Emerald Open Research?

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