The Open Access Authors Fund pays the publisher fees for articles in OA journals.
What Is Eligible?
Peer-reviewed articles that have been accepted for publication in the following:
1. Journals that are fully OA
All content is freely available online immediately upon payment of the OA fee. Publishers include: BioMed Central (BMC), Co-Action Publishing, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, PhysMath Central (PMC), and Public Library of Science (PLoS).
2. Journals that are not fully OA, but allow individual articles to be made freely available
These are “hybrid” OA journals. The publisher must plan to make reductions in the next subscription year to the institutional subscription prices based on the number of OA articles in those journals. Publishers include Oxford University Press, which has reduced OA fees for hybrid journals in its Oxford Open program; and the American Institute of Physics, which has done the same for Author Select.
Libraries and Cultural Resources will deposit a copy of funded articles in DSpace. Authors who do not want their articles added to the repository should indicate this on the application form.
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