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Overview of publishers and journals with memberships, discounts and other special conditions

Some publishers grant special conditions for Open Access Publications as parts of membership or licensing agreements. We will be happy to help you with questions on details and requirements for these special conditions.

AAAS

  • 15% discount on Science Advances publication fees
  • Select the discount under "Affiliation Discount".
     

ACM

  • 2019: Discount on APCs of journal and proceeding articles and Proceedings of ACM articles
  • When submitting your article, please specify that you are a member of the University of Würzburg.
     

BioMed Central

  • 20% discount on publication fees for journals run by BioMed Central, Springer Open and BMC Chemistry (Chemistry Central)
  • Please submit your article from the university network or the University Hospital
     

BMJ

  • 20% discount on publication fees in Open Access journals
  • 2019: Vouchers for individual articles with Open Access Option. Please contact us if you want to use them.
  • 2019: Self-archiving: reduced embargo periods and opportunities for archiving the publishers version for selected journals


Cambridge University Press

  • 2019-2021: Funding of publication fees of articles with Open Access option as part of licensing agreements
  • 2019-2021: Self-archiving: reduced embargo periods and opportunities for archiving the publishers version for selected journals 
  • Please contact us for information on the selected journals.


Copernicus

  • The invoice will be sent directly to the University Library.


De Gruyter

  • 2019-2021: 20% discount on publication fees in selected Open Access journals
  • 2019-2021: Self-archiving: reduced embargo periods and opportunities for archiving the publishers version for selected journals 
  • Please contact us for information on the selected journals.


Frontiers

  • 7,5% discount, further discounts, if the costs are still above the funding limit
  • The invoice will be sent directly to the University Library.


MDPI

  • 25% discount on publication fees for journals published by MDPI
  • When submitting your article, please specify that you are a member of the University of Würzburg.


NAR (Nucleic Acid Research)

  • 50% discount on Nucleic Acid Research publication fees
  • When submitting your article, please specify that you are a member of the University of Würzburg.


PsyJournals (Hogrefe)

  • 2018-2020: 25% discount on publication fees of articles with Open Access option
  • 2018-2020: Self-archiving: reduced embargo periods for postprints
  • Please contact us for information on the details


Sage

  • 2019: 20% discount on publication fees in Open Access Journals (This discount is granted only before invoicing.)
  • 2019: Discount on the publication fees of articles with Open Access option
  • Please contact us for information on the details.


SCOAP

  • 2019: The costs for publications in journals of SCOAP3 are covered by the SCOAP3 membership. For some journals you need to upload the article in arXiv, category HEP, before submission of the article. Otherwise the costs won’t be covered.
  • Please contact us for information on the details.

Thieme

  • 2019-2023: Open Access publication charges for articles in "Hormone and Metabolic Research" by authors of the University of Würzburg are covered by a transformation agreement with the Thieme Group.

Wiley

  • 2019-2021: 20% discount on publication fees in Open Access journals. Wileys instructions (PDF, 454 KB). Please contact us for information on the details.
  • 2019-2021: All research and review articles in journals with an open access option (hybrid journals) accepted from 01.07.2019 to 31.12.2019 are published as Open Access articles. The costs are covered by the University Library as part of the DEAL-licensing agreement with Wiley. Wiley instructions (PDF, 752 KB). Please contact us for information on the details.
  • Further information on the DEAL-agreement with Wiley.
  • 2019-2021: 20% discount on publication fees in Open Access journals. Wileys instructions (PDF, 454 KB). Please contact us for information on the details.
  • 2019-2021: All research and review articles in journals with an open access option (hybrid journals) accepted from 01.07.2019 to 31.12.2019 are published as Open Access articles. The costs are covered by the University Library as part of the DEAL-licensing agreement with Wiley. Wiley instructions (PDF, 752 KB). Please contact us for information on the details.
  • Further information on the DEAL-agreement with Wiley.