Publishers A-K with a discount on publication fees

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg can get discounts on all or part of the publication fee through the university library's agreements with the following publishers.

American Chemical Society

Publish with a discount

All authors at the University of Gothenburg receive 1000 USD discount on the APC. If you are a member of the American Chemical Society you will receive an additional 1500 USD discount.

To make use of the agreement

  1. As a corresponding author, you shall state your affiliation to the University of Gothenburg and use your email address from the University of Gothenburg when you submit an article for publication.
  2. It is the individual author or the department who must inform the American Chemical Society that they are eligible for discounts.

There is an additional 1000 USD charge if you want to publish with Creative Commons copyright license CC-BY or CC-BY-NC-ND. For members the additional charge is 500 USD.

To obtain information on available credits and discounts, you can make an individual registration on the ACS website.

About the agreement with American Chemical Society


American Physical Society

Publish free of charge

Authors affiliated to the University of Gothenburg can publish Open Access without any extra cost during 2020. Articles can be published in all American Physical Society (APS) journals, including fully Open Access journals, except for the Reviews of Modern Physics.

To make use of the agreement

As a corresponding author, you shall state your affiliation to the University of Gothenburg and use your email address from the University of Gothenburg when you submit an article for publication.


BioMed Central

Publish free of charge

The agreement with Springer Nature fully open access journals lets researchers at the University of Gothenburg to publish themselves in journals from BioMed Central (BMC) at no cost.

To make use of the agreement

As a corresponding author, you shall state your affiliation to the University of Gothenburg and use your email address from the University of Gothenburg when you submit an article for publication.


British Medical Journals Publishing (BMJ)

Publish free of charge

Through the library's membership in BMJ's Open Access Program, authors at the University of Gothenburg can publish free of charge in BMJ's pure open access journals.

More about BMJ Open Access Program

BMJ's pure OA journals

To make use of the agreement

As a corresponding author, choose the University of Gothenburg, and use your email address from the University of Gothenburg when you submit your manuscript to one of BMJ's Open Access journals. In order to obtain an authentication code, please contact gup@ub.gu.se


Cambridge University Press

Publish free of charge

All authors at the University of Gothenburg can publish with Open Access for free in journals from Cambridge University Press (CUP). The agreement provide unlimited publishing of openly available articles in both hybrid journals and pure OA journals.

To make use of the agreement

As a corresponding author, you shall state your affiliation to the University of Gothenburg and use your email address from the University of Gothenburg when you submit an article for publication.

Journal titles included in the agreement with Cambridge University Press (PDF)

The publishers guide to OA-publishing (PDF)

About the agreement with Cambridge University Press


Cogitatio

Publish free of charge

The Gothenburg University Library has entered into a membership agreement with Cogitatio. Through the membership fee, which the library pays, authors who are affiliated with the University of Gothenburg can publish free of charge in all Cogitatio journals.

To make use of the agreement

As a corresponding author, you shall state your affiliation to the University of Gothenburg and use your email address from the University of Gothenburg when you submit an article for publication.

To Cogiatio


Copernicus

Publish free of charge

The Gothenburg University Library pays the full publication fee at Copernicus. This allows researchers at the University of Gothenburg to publish articles at Copernicus at no cost.

To make use of the agreement

The agreement with Copernicus applies to the corresponding author affiliated with the University of Gothenburg. The University Library will check their affiliation before payment is approved.


De Gruyter

Publish free of charge

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg can publish Open Access without charge in hybrid journals from De Gruyter. The publishing fee is paid by the library.

To make use of the agreement for hybrid journals

As a corresponding author, you shall state your affiliation to the University of Gothenburg and use your email address from the University of Gothenburg when you submit an article for publication.

Publish with a discount

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg can publish with Open Access at a 30% discount on the publishing fee in pure (gold) OA journals from De Gruyter. The publishing fee is paid by the author.

To make use of the agreement for fully open journals

  1. As a corresponding author, you shall state your affiliation to the University of Gothenburg and use your email address from the University of Gothenburg when you submit an article for publication.
  2. Wait for notification with a link to RightsLink's payment form - Click on "Pay charges now / Raise an invoice".
  3. Log in to RightsLink (if you don't already have an account, you need to create one first).
  4. Enter “University of Gothenburg” under "Affiliation Discount".
  5. The publishing fee is reduced by 30%.
  6. For publication in De Gruyter's fully Open Access journals, the author (corresponding author) must pay the fee.

Information for authors at De Gruyter


Dove Medical Press

Publish with a discount

Through the Gothenburg University Library's membership in Dove Medical Press, all authors at the University of Gothenburg receive a 25% discount on the publication fee.

To make use of the agreement

The agreement applies to corresponding authors who must state their affiliation with the University of Gothenburg and use their email address from the University of Gothenburg when submitting an article. In order to receive the discount a discount code is required, please contact gup@ub.gu.se.

Dove Medical Press journals


Elsevier

Publish free of charge

The agreement with Elsevier provides access to unrestricted publication with open access. The author (corresponding author) can publish with a CC-BY license, or other open licenses based on the author's wishes. Publication within the agreement applies to articles sent to the publisher after 1/1 2020.

To make use of the agreement

Once an article has been accepted for publication, the author will receive an email with a link to select publishing options.

  1. As a corresponding author, you shall state your affiliation to the University of Gothenburg and use your email address from the University of Gothenburg when you submit an article for publication.
  2. Once an article has been accepted for publication, authors receive an email with a link to select publishing options.
  3. Add co-authors' affiliate information.
  4. View publishing options and select a CC license.

Frontiers

Publish with a discount

Frontiers is an Open Access publisher, publishing 59 journals in medicine, science, engineering, humanities and social sciences. All journals are open to read (CC-BY).

Under this agreement, researchers at the University of Gothenburg will receive a 10% discount on publication fees.

To make use of the agreement

  1. As a corresponding author, you shall state your affiliation to the University of Gothenburg and use your email address from the University of Gothenburg when you submit an article for publication.
  2. When submitting your article, please select ‘the University of Gothenburg’ as the institutional payer in the invoice section.
  3. Frontiers will then verify your eligibility with the Gothenburg University Library, and if confirmed, the Library will invoice you for the APC with a 10% discount.

Journal titles included in the agreement with Frontiers


Idunn/Universitetsforlaget

Publish free of charge

Universitetsforlaget does not charge for publishing in their open access journals.

To make use of the agreement

As a corresponding author, you shall state your affiliation to the University of Gothenburg and use your email address from the University of Gothenburg when you submit an article for publication.

About the agreement with Universitetsforlaget


Inderscience

Publish with a discount

Through the agreement, researchers at the University of Gothenburg receive a 20 % discount on the publishing fee when publishing in an Inderscience title.

To make use of the agreement

As a corresponding author, you shall state your affiliation to the University of Gothenburg and use your email address from the University of Gothenburg when you submit an article for publication.

About the agreement with Inderscience


Institute of Physics (IOP)

Publish free of charge

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg can publish Open Access in any of IOP's hybrid journals at no cost. The agreement does not include pure (gold) OA journals.

To make use of the agreement

  1. As a corresponding author, you shall state your affiliation to the University of Gothenburg and use your email address from the University of Gothenburg when you submit an article for publication.
  2. When an article is accepted, the author is offered to publish Open Access within the framework of the library's agreement.
  3. A message is sent to the library where library staff verifies the corresponding authors' affiliation to GU and approves the publication fee.
  4. The article is immediately made Open Access at the time of publication.

About the agreement with Institute of Physics


IOS Press

Publish with a discount

All IOS Press journals offer the option of publishing Open Access. IOS press will charge a discounted fee of EUR 1200 per article.

To make use of the agreement

As a corresponding author, you shall state your affiliation to the University of Gothenburg and use your email address from the University of Gothenburg when you submit an article for publication.

About the agreement with IOS Press


Karger

Publish free of charge

Free and unlimited publishing for authors at the University of Gothenburg. All articles published by authors affiliated to GU will immediately be Open Access.

To make use of the agreement

As a corresponding author, you shall state your affiliation to the University of Gothenburg and use your email address from the University of Gothenburg when you submit an article for publication.

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