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Many open access journals use a business model of charging authors of published articles. Institutional memberships and library subscriptions can offer discounts to authors.

Publisher/Journal Open access discount Discount based on Notes
American Association for the Advancement of Science 15% Library subscriptions to AAAS Journals Science Advances - FAQ
American Chemical Society 25% with additional discounts for ACS members Library's All Publications subscription ACS AuthorChoice license agreement
Biochemical Journal $500 Library subscription BCJ Info
BioMed Central 15% Institutional membership Cost per journal
British Journal of Cancer (Nature) 25% Library subscription/site license BJC Open info
Chemistry Central Journal 15% Library is Supporter Member institution Chemistry Central discount info
Cogitatio Press 100% Institutional membership Cogitatio info
Electrochemical Society 100% Library subscribes to EVS publications Author choice open access at ECS
Hindawi 100% Institutional Membership Hindawi info
Journal of Experimental Biology 100% Library subscrption JXB open access info
MDPI 25% Institutional membership MDPI info
PeerJ 100% Institutional membership PeerJ info
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 25% Library subscription PNAS open access info
RSC Publishing 15% Library subscription to RSC journals RSC Open Science info
SpringerOpen 15% Institutional membership SpringerOpen info