What is an APC?
Most OA publishing relies on the authors-pay model--rather than charging the end user or library for access, they charge the author an article processing charge, or APC.
Tips on finding funding for article processing charges (APCs)
- Write associated costs into your grants
- Seek funding from college or departmental funds
Want to Publish OA? Check Here First!
Because the libraries are a subscriber or supporter of the following organizations and publishers, Swarthmore-affiliated authors receive discounts on APCs for the following:
|Publisher||Which journals?||Discount||We get a discount because...||Notes|
|BioMedCentral||Most||15%||we are a Supporter Member|
|Luminos Press||OA monographs||10% on Title Publication Fee||we are a Member|
Don't see your publisher listed or interested in us becoming a supporting member of another organization? Let us know!