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Transformative Agreements and APC Coverage
Syracuse University Libraries negotiated several agreements with publishers to cover the costs of open access publishing (often called APCs) for SU-affiliated scholars. At the moment, there are agreements in place with the following:
- American Chemical Society (ACS)
- Cambridge University Press
- The Royal Society
- Institute of Physics (IOP) (new for 2023)
- Wiley (new for 2023)
- Company of Biologists (new for 2023)
- Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) (new for 2023)
- The Plan Journal (TPJ) (new for 2023)
To take advantage of these agreements and to make your work open access and without charge to you as an author, please see our detailed list of transformative agreements.
In addition to these agreements, SU authors are eligible for APC discounts with the following:
|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: https://www.mdpi.com/apc.
||Contact Dylan Mohr with questions
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
OA Publishing Activities at SU
SU's open access repository contains dissertations, theses, books, journals, magazines, and other forms of scholarship.
A Case Study in Open Access Journal Publishing at Syracuse University
This section contains a history of open access journal publishing at SU Libraries.
SU Press to offer OA ebooks
SU Press awarded NEH/Mellon Foundation grant to make out-of-print humanities books available by recreating them open books, available open access.
Many OA journals are run by Syracuse University
Faculty, staff, and students use Open Journal Systems, WordPress, and SURFACE, and the OA repository.
Contact SU Libraries for more information.
Open Access Publishers, Databases, and Repositories
The following are major Open Access publishers: