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Open Research: Publisher discounts on APCs

APC discounts

The University Library has negotiated institutional membership discounts on the cost of the APC with the following publishers. Discounts are applied at the time of submission if the following conditions are met:

  • The corresponding author must use their '' or '' email address
  • All University authors must ensure that "University of Newcastle" is listed as the affiliating institution on the manuscript (Research Publication Responsibility Guidelines, s4)
  • If prompted, select the University of Newcastle as the affiliated institution.
Publisher Journals included
ASME 50% discount on any ASME journal
BioMed Central  15% discount on any journal Submission guidelines
De Gruyter 20% discount on 21 gold open access journals
Elsevier (Science Direct) 15% discount on gold open access journals and any hybrid journals not covered by the Elsevier Read and Publish Agreement
MDPI 10% discount on any MDPI journal
Royal Society of Chemistry 15% discount on hybrid or gold open access journals
SAGE 20% discount on gold open access journals not included in the SAGE Read and Publish Agreement
Springer Gold Open Access 15% discount on any gold open access journal