How do I proceed as a corresponding author?

When submitting a manuscript to a BMJ journal, be sure to:

  • Use your SU email address
  • Select “University of Stockholm” from the “Open access membership” box

Upon acceptance you will receive an email from BMJ. Shortly after you will receive another email with details on how to make payment through RightsLink.

Publications in BMJ fully open access journals

  • Forward the the link to RightsLink payment website to
  • The Library will pay the APC invoice

Publications in BMJ subscriptonbased hybrid journals

  • Click the link in the e-mail to be taken to the RightsLink payment website
  • Login or create an account
  • Go to “PAYMENT METHODS” and raise an invoice 
  • Make sure to add the University’s VAT number (SE202100306201) on the invoice. If the VAT number is missing, there will be an additional amount of 20% Tax on the invoice.

More information

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