Open access discounts and memberships

Open Access at York

To make paying Open Access article processing charges (APCs) for journal articles and conference papers easier, the Library has arranged deals with a number of publishers.

York affiliated authors are entitled to significant discounts on APCs or, in some cases, don't have to pay an APC at all. 

Click on the headings below for more details about the discounts on offer, criteria for eligibility, and information on how to access them.

For more information, please email: openaccesspublishing@york.ac.uk.

Publish Open Access without paying an APC

Springer Open Choice

Name of scheme

Discount

  • 'Free' APCs for University of York authors

Eligibility 

  • All Springer Open Choice titles which publish under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) licence. See a list of over 2000 eligible journals
  • This deal covers 'Springer Open Choice' titles, but not 'SpringerOpen' titles. For these titles see the SpringerOpen prepay membership below
  • All University of York affiliated corresponding authors
  • Open to academic, research and teaching staff and to students
  • Titles published by Palgrave Macmillan are not covered by the agreement

Details

  • Once your paper has been accepted for publication Springer will ask you to confirm your institutional affiliation and to complete an open access form
  • Springer will contact the University to confirm your affiliation

Open Access APC discounts for all York authors

American Chemical Society - 33% discount

Name

Discount

  • 33% off standard APC
  • If you are an ACS member you are entitled to a further 50% discount

Eligibility

  • All American Chemical Society titles
  • All York-affiliated corresponding authors 

Details

  • After acceptance select the option "Affiliated with ACS All Publications Subscribing Institution" on the AuthorChoice form

 

Internet Archaeology - 25% discount

Name of scheme

Discount

  • 25% discount on APCs
  • 25% discount on data deposit to the Archaeology Data Service for data related to the Internet Archaeology publication 

Eligibility 

  • All University of York researchers (staff and registered students) 

Details

  • Make sure you use your University of York email address when you submit and indicate that you want to take advantage of the discount

MDPI - 10% discount

Name of scheme

Discount

  • 10% off standard APC

Eligibility 

  • Journal articles with a corresponding author affiliated to University of York
  • All MDPI journals

Details

  • During online submission, in the section title 'Institutional Open Access Program' select University of York. If you are completing the form on campus this should already be pre-selected.

Nucleic Acids Research (OUP) - 50% discount

Name of scheme

Discount

  • 50% off standard APC

Eligibility 

  • Nucleic Acids Research only
  • All York-affiliated corresponding authors 

Details

  • During submission, ensure that University of York is given as your institutional affiliation

Royal Society Publishing - 25% discount

Name of scheme

Discount

  • 25% off standard APC

Eligibility 

Details

  • During submission, ensure that University of York is given as your institutional affiliation

SAGE - 88% discount

Name of scheme

  • SAGE NESLi discount

Discount

  • Authors pay £200 per article
  • 88% off standard APC

Eligibility 

  • All 'SAGE Choice' titles
  • Authors based at University of York

Details

  • When applying for the SAGE Choice option, Enter the code 'NESLi2017' as the 'University/Institution Account Code' to request the discounted rate

External links

Taylor & Francis Open Select - 75% discount

Name of scheme

  • Taylor & Francis Group NESLi deal

Discount

  • Set open access publishing charge (APC) of £540 (incl. VAT)
  • c.75% off standard APC

Eligibility 

  • All 'Taylor & Francis Open Select' and 'Routledge Open Select' journals
  • Does not cover 'Taylor & Francis Open' or 'Routledge Open' titles
  • Any York affiliated corresponding authors

Details

  • On submission, ensure that University of York is given as your affiliation
  • On acceptance email apc@tandf.co.uk with your name, institution, journal and article name, and request OA with the NESLI APC discount.

External links

Prepaid accounts for payments from the York Open Access Fund 

Authors whose research is funded by one of the RCUK Research Councils or one of the Charity Open Access Fund partners may be required to pay an Open Access APC to comply with their funder's requirements.

This can be done through the York Open Access Fund and we have prepaid accounts in place specifically to manage this process. 

BioMed Central

Name of scheme

  • BioMed Central Prepay Membership

Discount

  • 15% off standard APC

Eligibility 

  • All BioMed Central or SpringerOpen titles
  • Authors whose research acknowledges support from one of the UK Research Councils or COAF funding charities
  • Open to staff and postgraduate students

Details

External links

BMJ

Name of scheme

  • BMJ Open Access Accoun

Discount

  • 15% off standard APC

Eligibility 

  • All BMJ journals
  • Authors whose research acknowledges support from one of the UK Research Councils or COAF funding charities
  • Open to staff and postgraduate students

Details

External links

IEEE

Name of scheme

  • IEEE Author Processing Charge - Deposit Account

Discount

  • 25% off standard APC

Eligibility 

  • All IEEE titles
  • Authors whose research acknowledges support from one of the UK Research Councils or COAF funding charities
  • Open to staff and students

Details

PLOS

Name of scheme

  • PLOS Institutional Account

Discount

  • None

Eligibility 

  • All PLOS Journals
  • Authors whose research acknowledges support from one of the UK Research Councils or COAF funding charities
  • University of York author must be corresponding author

Details

  • Eligible authors can pay publication fees from a prepaid institutional account
  • Submit a request to the York Open Access Fund
  • On submission you will be asked to select a payment method. Please select 'Institutional Account Program' then select 'University of York - C01575' from the drop-down menu.

Links

Routledge

Name of scheme

  • Taylor & Francis Group Open Access Prepayment

Discount

  • 10% off standard APC

Eligibility 

  • All Routledge or Taylor & Francis titles
  • Covers 'Open' or 'OpenSelect' titles
  • Authors whose research acknowledges support from one of the UK Research Councils or COAF funding charities

Details

External links

SAGE

Name of scheme

  • SAGE Open Access Prepaid Account

Discount

  • £200 standard APC rate
  • <88% off standard APC

Eligibility 

  • All SAGE Open Choice titles and SAGE Open
  • Authors whose research acknowledges support from one of the UK Research Councils or COAF funding charities
  • Covers staff and students

Details

  • Eligible authors can pay publication fees from a prepaid institutional account
  • On submission, ensure that University of York is given as your affiliation
  • Submit a request to the York Open Access Fund
  • You will be supplied with an account code to enter on your publishing agreement

External links

SpringerOpen

Name of scheme

  • BioMed Central Prepay Membership

Discount

  • 15% off standard APC

Eligibility 

  • All SpringerOpen or BioMed Central titles
  • Authors whose research acknowledges support from one of the UK Research Councils or COAF funding charities
  • Open to staff and postgraduate students

Details

Links

Taylor & Francis

Name of scheme

  • Taylor & Francis Group Open Access Prepayment

Discount

  • 10% off standard APC

Eligibility 

  • All Taylor & Francis or Routledge titles
  • Covers 'Open' or 'OpenSelect' titles
  • Authors whose research acknowledges support from one of the UK Research Councils or COAF funding charities

Details

External links

Wiley

Name of scheme

  • Wiley Open Access Account

Discount

  • 25% off standard APC

Eligibility 

  • All Wiley Open Access and OnlineOpen titles
  • Authors whose research acknowledges support from one of the UK Research Councils or COAF funding charities
  • Open to staff and students

Details

Links