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Discounts available to authors

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 Chemical Society $1000 or $2000 for ACS members Library subscription to ACS journals ACS AuthorChoice license agreement
Biochemical Journal $500 Library subscription BJ Opt2Pay 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
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 25% Library subscription PNAS open access info
RSC Publishing 15% (higher savings may be available, contact Ed Lener for details). Library subscription to RSC journals RSC Open Science info
SpringerOpen 15% Institutional membership SpringerOpen info