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Syracuse University Libraries

Open Access: SU Affiliations

Publishing Agreements

Affiliate benefits
Organization Benefit Contact
American Chemical Society SU corresponding authors can immediately choose to make their articles available open access without individually paying an additional fee upon publication. Limited to the first SU authored publications in 2021, after that individual authors may choose to pay a reduced APC fee. Contact Dylan Mohr with questions


APC Discounts

Affiliate benefits
Organization Benefit Contact
Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) SU Authors are eligible for a 10% discount on article processing charges for MDPI Journals. Details on MDPI APCs can be found at this link: Contact Dylan Mohr with questions
Springer/BioMed Central

The APC discount varies by title but if the corresponding author is a Syracuse affiliate, a membership discount applies. It should be applied automatically when the author submits but they can also check directly with the editor.

Contact journal editors with questions
SPIE SPIE’s standard Open Access fee is $1,675. They provide a 25% discount to any members or any authors that are affiliated with an institution that has a Digital Library subscription. This reduces the OA fee to $1,255 for Syracuse authors. Contact Dylan Mohr with questions