Answered By: ic @westernsydney.edu.au Last Updated: Jul 14, 2021 Views: 3
Answered By: ic @westernsydney.edu.au
Last Updated: Jul 14, 2021 Views: 3
The majority of fully Open Access journals have article processing charges (APCs) supported by universities or not-for-profit societies.
- APCs also vary greatly between journals and publishers.
- Gold OA publishing can be the most expensive, particularly in 'hybrid' journals.
- This route may involve a charge but ensures immediate and permanent access to the work.
- The publication cost, known as an APC (Article Processing Charge), is either covered by the author/s or their institution.
- Refer to the 'Open Access Fee Support' page to see if you are eligible to have your APC covered.
- Some researchers, intent on ensuring OA for their work, anticipated APC costs in their list of funding requirements in grant applications.
- A list of fully open access journals can be found on the DOAJ website.
- The cOAlition S has rolled out a ‘Journal Checker Tool’ to let researchers see their compliant publishing options for any journal. Need to know more? Review, here