Can I make my article open access retrospectively?

If your article was published in a Springer Nature hybrid journal, it will, in most cases, be possible for your article to be made open access retrospectively if you wish to do so. For further details please see our policy on retrospective open access.


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Should we be unable to accommodate your request, please note that you can still make the accepted version of your article (post-review, pre-copyediting) openly accessible in a repository six months after publication, in accordance with our self-archiving policy

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