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RightsLink for Scientific Communications

Simplify OA management with flexible workflows to accommodate both single payments and consolidated funding through OA agreements

How it works


  • Supports a wide range of workflows including Read and Publish, Publish and Read, Membership, Deposit and more
  • Addresses author, funder, institution and publisher needs for transformative agreements
  • RLSC modules can power your APC management, Author Services, and Agreement Management needs


  • Strengthen author relationships with innovative touch-free workflows with fewer steps
  • Empower all stakeholders with agreement and fee information and reporting from submission to publication
  • Advanced reporting provides dashboard-like updates to keep stakeholders engaged

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RightsLink for Scientific Communications fast facts

The market leading solution makes it easy for scholarly publishers of all sizes to manage Open Access institutional agreements and collect publication charges

Honoring OA institutional agreements with
institutions and funders

Trusted by
leading publishers

Automating OA institutional agreements in
65+ countries

More than

funding requests submitted and processed under transformative or other OA agreements


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Customer success story

ACS is proud of the collaboration we have embarked upon with CCC as a foundational partner of RightsLink. This platform provides a seamless experience for key stakeholders pursuing and supporting open access publishing. With RightsLink, we can meet a market need to provide our institutional partners with a user friendly and scalable workflow solution in this space.

James Baldini Vice President, Global Sales, Operations, and Business Analytics

RightsLink for Scientific Communications

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Creating Solutions Together

Open Scholarly Publishing Solutions Community Resources

Our dedicated resource page provides insights reflecting how, through partnerships, integrations, and support of cross-stakeholder initiatives, CCC supports OA funding workflows that serve everyone in the community — publishers, institutions, funders, and authors. View the page >

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