IEEE and IReL, the Irish licensing consortium, are pleased to announce that they’ve entered into an open access read and publish agreement.

The transformative read and publish agreement enables corresponding IReL authors to publish open access articles in IEEE’s industry-leading journals and provides reading access to over five million documents from the IEEE Xplore Digital Library. The agreement also makes it more convenient for authors to publish open access articles with IEEE as eligible authors pay no article processing charges (APCs): these costs are covered by IReL under the agreement.

To learn more about the IEEE open access options for authors and institutions, please visit