UTL has negotiated discounts for our researchers with a number of publishers. These discounts help to reduce the financial obligations on faculty.
- American Chemical Society
- American Society of Plant Biologists
- BioMed Central
- British Journal of Cancer
- Canadian Science Resource Publishing
- Chemistry Central
- Journal of Experimental Botany
- Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Science
ACS offers researchers who choose to publish Open Access a 25% discount, across their various publishing options:
Immediate Open Access: original cost: $4000; reduced cost: $3000
12 month embargo before becoming Open Access: 2000; reduced cost: $1500
If you are already an individual member of ACS, you are eligible for a compounded discount:
Immediate Open Access: original Cost: $2000; reduced cost: $1500
12 month embargo before becoming Open Access: original cost: $1000; reduced cost: $75
Immediate Open Access can be purchased for $950 USD. However, all articles become open access after 12 months.
University of Toronto authors are eligible for a 15% discount on APCs for articles published in BioMed Central, SpringerOpen, and Chemistry Central journals.
The article processing charge is reduced to $2620 USD for a CC-B-NC-SA license or $3100 USD for a CC-BY license.
CSP offers a 50% discount to University of Toronto authors who choose to publish Open Access via the OpenArticle option. Original APCs of $3000 are reduced to $1500.
University of Toronto authors receive 15% off APCs for articles published in Chemistry Central journals.
A 100% reduction in fees is available to University of Toronto researchers.
UofT authors are eligible to receive 10% off APCs in MDPI journals.
UofT researchers receive a 25% reduction in APC costs, from $1450 to $1100.
University of Toronto authors are eligible for up to a 40% discount on APCs as part of SAGE's agreement with the Canadian Research Knowledge Network. In order to obtain the discount code, the author must email APCQueries@sagepub.com and SAGE will provide a unique code to apply to their order.
University of Toronto authors receive a 15% discount on APCs for articles published in SpringerOpen journals.