For UK Authors:

To help UK authors comply with their mandates on Open Access, JoVE provides the ‘Gold’ and ‘Green’ routes to Open Access for UK authors.

Gold route: JoVE provides immediate and unrestricted access to the final published version of the paper on JoVE’s website and it is made available using CC-BY License. Authors can immediately self-deposit the final published version of the paper in other repositories without restriction on reuse.

Green route: Authors can self-deposit the final accepted manuscript in any repository, without restriction on non-commercial reuse, with a 6-month embargo if required by their funding mandate.

The UK Author License Agreement is available here. For further questions, please contact us at

How To Get Started

Step 1 - Choose production type:

Video Produced by JoVE

Video Produced by Author

Step 2 - View manuscript guidelines:

Manuscript Instructions for Authors

Step 3 - Prepare documents

Standard Manuscript

Materials/Equipment Template

Author License Agreement OR

Author License Agreement UK

Optional downloads:

JoVE Endnote Style File

JoVE CSL Style File

Step-by-step submission instructions