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APC deals for all authors

American Chemical Society

Deal name

ACS AuthorChoice

Summary

  • All ACS journals
  • Deal applies to papers at the point of acceptance for publication
  • Publisher may agree to convert articles already published to Open Access.  Contact the Library for further information.

Article Processing Charge

£2,590 (including cost of CC-BY)

Discount

33% discount on APC (Further discounts on APC and CC-BY are available for authors with ACS membership)

Author actions

  • If you are an ACS member, select the following option for Immediate OA -

"ACS Member and affiliated with ACS All Publications Subscribing Institution (67% discount)"

  • If you are not an ACS member, select the following option for Immediate OA -

"Affiliated with ACS All Publications Subscribing Institution (33% discount)"

  • ACS require completion of two forms for OA:
    1. Author Choice form
    2. Licence request form - To select the CC-BY licence authors should select Option C: Immediate Availability.
      Please note: RCUK and COAF-funded authors must select this option.
  • Please contact the Library if you are RCUK-funded but not currently a member of ACS.

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Deal name

Author's Choice

Summary

  • All ASBMB journals
  • Deal applies to papers at the point of acceptance for publication
  • Publisher agrees to convert articles already published to Open Access for an additional fee of £161

Article Processing Charge

£1,294

Discount

25% (only if corresponding author is ASBMB member)

Author actions

  • Select the ASBMB member box for the corresponding author information
  • Complete the Author’s Choice page during submission

BioMed Central prepayment account - for unfunded authors

Deal name

BioMed Central prepayment account

Summary

  • For authors with no access to funding to cover Open Access costs (funded authors should instead use our BMC discount deal). 
  • All BioMed Central journals
  • Deal applies to papers at the point of submission

Article Processing Charge

£430 - £1695

Discount

100% of Article Processing Charge (APC) fees will be covered by institutional prepayment account.

Author actions

  • Contact the Library via uml.openaccess@manchester.ac.uk to request our institutional BMC submission code
  • During the submission process state that you are affiliated with The University of Manchester and select the University's prepayment account option, entering our institutional submission code
  • If article is accepted for publication, APC will be paid automatically via our institutional deal

BioMed Central discount - for authors with access to OA funds

Deal name

BioMed Central APC discount

Summary

  • For authors with to funding to cover Open Access costs, either via RCUK or COAF institutional block grants, or within individual EU, NIHR or other grants (unfunded authors should instead use our BMC prepayment account deal
  • All BioMed Central journals
  • Deal applies to papers at the point of acceptance for publication

Article Processing Charge

£430 - £1,695

Discount

15% discount

Author actions

  • During the submission process state that you are affiliated with The University of Manchester 

Bioscientifica

Deal name

Bioscientifica

Summary

  • Applies to BioScientifica’s hybrid Open Access (subscription) journals
  • Deal applies to papers at the point of acceptance for publication
  • Publisher may agree to convert articles already published to Open Access. Contact the Library for further information.

Article Processing Charge

£1,350

Discount

50% discount

Author actions

  • During the submission process state that you are affiliated with The University of Manchester

Cogitatio

Deal name

Cogitatio

Summary

  • Corresponding author must be affiliated with The University of Manchester
  • Deal applies to all journals hosted by the Publisher
  • Articles are licensed as CC-BY

Article Processing Charge

£1,305 

Discount

100% discount

Author actions

  • During the submission process state that you are affiliated with The University of Manchester
  • Use your university email address during the submission process for verification purposes

MDPI

Deal name

Institutional Open Access programme (IOAP)

Summary

  • Central invoicing account
  • Deal can be selected at the point of submission

Article Processing Charge

£0.00 - £1,145

Discount

10% APC discount

Author actions

  • Select The University of Manchester at the ‘Institutional membership’ section of the MDPI submission system
  • Click confirm

Portland Press

Deal name

Opt2Pay

Summary

  • The following Portland Press journals offer Opt2Pay:
    • Biochemical Journal
    • Biochemical Society Transactions
    • Clinical Science
  • Deal applies to papers at the point of acceptance for publication
  • Publisher may agree to convert articles already published to Open Access. Contact the Library for further information

Article Processing Charge

£1,750

Discount

15% discount

Author actions

  • On acceptance indicate that you would like your article to be made Open Access
  • Select the CC-BY licence as part of the submission process

Royal Society

Deal name

Royal Society

Summary

  • All Royal Society journals
  • Deal applies to papers at the point of acceptance for publication
  • Publisher may agree to convert articles already published to Open Access.  Contact the Library for further information

Article Processing Charge

£1,200 - £1,400

Discount

25% discount

Author actions

  • During the submission process state that you are affiliated with The University of Manchester

Sage

Deal name

Sage Choice

Summary

  • All Sage journals
  • Deal applies to papers at the point of acceptance for publication
  • Publisher may agree to convert articles already published to Open Access. Contact the Library for further information

Article Processing Charge

£1,600

Discount

87% discount [all APCs £200]

Author actions

  • On acceptance of your article enter the code, INDNESLI, into Sage's Publishing Agreement form
  • Select the CC-BY licence option in this form

Springer

Deal name

Springer Compact

Summary

  • Deal applies to Springer Open Choice journals offering the CC-BY licence
  • Corresponding author must be affiliated with The University of Manchester
  • Deal applies to original papers, review papers, brief communications and continuing education papers
  • Deal applies to papers at the point of acceptance for publication
  • Articles are licensed as CC-BY

Article Processing Charge

£1,920 

Discount

100% discount

Author actions

  • During the submission process state that you are affiliated with The University of Manchester
  • Use your university email address during the submission process for verification purposes

Taylor & Francis

Deal name

NESLi APC Allowance Scheme

Summary

  • Deal applies to all Taylor & Francis Open Select and Routledge Open Select journals
  • Deal applies to papers at the point of acceptance for publication
  • Publisher may agree to convert articles already published to Open Access. Contact the Library for further information

Article Processing Charge

£1,600 

Discount

75% - all APCs £450 + VAT)

Author actions

  • When your article is accepted email apc@tandf.co.uk, including your name, institutional affiliation, journal name and article title, requesting that the NESLi APC discount is applied to the Open Select fee.

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