Tag Archives: APC

EDP Sciences and the National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences conclude agreement on article processing charges

(4 Jun 2020)  EDP Sciences and the National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NSLC) are pleased to announce the successful conclusion of an agreement on article processing charges (APCs) which enables all corresponding authors affiliated with eligible Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) academic institutes to publish open access, at a discounted rate, in a […]


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A better understanding of APC funding sources could accelerate the transition to open access

New white paper analyses data from Springer Nature authors and interviews with institutions to better understand the fragmented and varied funding currently available for article processing charges (APCs) (6 Apr 2020)  A new report published by Springer Nature indicates that a better understanding of the sources of funding for article processing charges (APCs) could accelerate […]


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Karger introduced discount and waiver policy for APC based on country income

(14 Jan 2020)  Karger Publishers has flipped five journals to Open Access and concluded transformative agreements in the Czech Republic, Germany, and Switzerland. In addition, a waiver policy for publication in Open Access journals was introduced. Karger Publishers continues to work actively toward a transition to Open Access (OA), including plans to “flip”, or convert, […]


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Copyright Clearance Center announces RightsLink for Scientific Communications

(9 Oct 2019) Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a leader in advancing copyright, accelerating knowledge, and powering innovation, announces the release of RightsLink for Scientific Communications, formerly RightsLink Author, which builds on a market-leading platform to help publishers quickly model and support a wide variety of transformative agreements. Moreover, CCC offers professional services that help organizations […]


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