In support of EMBL’s commitment to providing open and unrestricted access to published research (IP66 EMBL Open Access Policy), the Szilárd Library has joined prepayment schemes with a number of publishers, easing the payment of Article Processing Charges (APCs) for the Gold Open Access route.

If you have any questions about the schemes or your eligibility, please contact the library.

Publisher / JournalBenefits of scheme

15% reduction in the article processing charges (APC) charged when publishing an article in BMC.

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15% reduction in the APCs when publishing in a fully Open Access IUCr journal (IUCrJ). For discounts on IUCr hybrid journals publishing (Acta Crystallographica, JSR) consult the DEAL-Wiley page for more information and eligibility criteria.

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wile2 This scheme is no longer available. If you are publishing with a Wiley journal (inc. EMBO Press and IUCr) please consult the DEAL-Wiley page for more information and eligibility criteria.

5% reduction in the APCs when publishing in a hybrid or fully Open Access OUP journal.

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There is an Author Loyalty Discount open to authors submitting to Nucleic Acids Research from non-member institutions. 

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Reductions offered by publishers on APCs


F1000 offers a 10% reduction in the APCs.
Contact us for the reduction code.


Discounted open access fee of $1,300 for institutions that hold a subscription to PNAS. More info on the reduction you can find here.

Contact us for the subscription number.


Portland Press approves approx. 15% discount when publishing in Biochemical Journal, Clinical Science, Biochemical Society Transactions and Essays in Biochemistry.

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ACS membership offers a 50% reduction on APCs (ACS AuthorChoice - 50% off open access licenses for all ACS hybrid journals).

More information on member benefits can be found here.

Information on membership dues can be found here.