Publisher Arrangements

Publisher Arrangements

Publisher Discounts 

Authors choose which publisher to publish with. 

Each publisher has different procedures which they will communicate to authors during the submission and acceptance process.

For articles acknowledging Research Councils UK (RCUK) or Charities Open Access Fund (COAF), eligible open access costs will be met from central funds regardless of publisher chosen.

Email research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk with enquiries and to inform us of accepted articles and we will advise accordingly.

Publishers who have membership and discount arrangements with the University are listed below, click on the publisher to know more about the arrangements

Biomed Central (BMC)

The University of Glasgow has an open access pre-payment arrangement with BioMed Central for papers acknowledging funding by RCUK or COAF. On submission of a paper to BioMed Central please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk to inform us of the funder name/s and award/s included in the paper.


BMJ

The University of Glasgow has an open access pre-payment arrangement with BMJ Publishing for papers acknowledging funding by RCUK or COAF. Please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk on acceptance of a paper.


Constructivist Foundations

The University of Glasgow maintains a Supporting Subscription to Constructivist Foundations. This publisher does not charge article processing charges (APCs). Please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk on acceptance of a paper.


De Gruyter

The University of Glasgow is part of the De Gruyter Open Access Membership Scheme which provides a discount on article processing charges (APCs) for all University of Glasgow authors. If your article is accepted for publication, contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk for further advice.


Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

The University of Glasgow has an open access pre-payment arrangement with IEEE for papers acknowledging RCUK funding. Please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk on acceptance of a paper.


Open Library of Humanities (OLH)

The University of Glasgow is a Supporting Institution of the Open Library of Humanities. This publisher does not charge article processing charges (APCs). Please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk on acceptance of a paper.


Peer J

The University of Glasgow currently has an open access pre-payment arrangement with PeerJ for papers published by all University of Glasgow authors, regardless of the source of funds for the underlying research. On acceptance of a paper please follow the instructions given by PeerJ.  If you have any questions about the University arrangement and eligibility please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk


Public Library of Science (PLoS)

The University of Glasgow has an open access pre-payment arrangement with PLoS for papers acknowledging funding by RCUK or COAF. Please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk  on acceptance of a paper.


The Royal Society

The University of Glasgow has an open access pre-payment arrangement with The Royal Society for papers acknowledging RCUK or COAF funding.  Papers not funded by RCUK or COAF may still benefit from a discounted article processing charge (APC). Please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk on acceptance of a paper for further advice.


The Royal Society of Chemistry

The University of Glasgow has an agreement with the Royal Society of Chemistry that covers all article processing charges (APCs) for articles published under its “Read and Publish” scheme.  This includes articles published in all RSC journals except Chemical Science, RSC Advances, and Chemistry Education Research and Practice. For your article to be published in this new scheme, please make sure that you:

  • Are listed as the corresponding author both in the online submission system and in your manuscript;
  • Use your official institutional email address (glasgow.ac.uk) to submit your manuscript (this helps RSC to identify you);
  • State your institute affiliation and email address in your manuscript and do not change this after submission;
  • DO NOT sign the standard licence to publish during the submission process, please ignore any automatic reminders you receive.
  • Contact Research Open Access with details of your accepted manuscript once it has been accepted for publication.

If you have any questions about the agreement or the process, or wish to publish in Chemical Science, RSC Advances, and Chemistry Education Research and Practice, please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk


Sage

New prepayment arrangement from May 2017:

The University of Glasgow has an open access pre-payment arrangement with Sage that can be used to cover article processing charges (APCs) for SAGE Choice articles and those published in gold open access journals. This is open to papers acknowledging RCUK or COAF funding. Contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk when your article is accepted for publication to check if it is eligible and make payment arrangements.


Springer

The University of Glasgow has an agreement with Springer that covers all article processing charges (APCs) for articles published in Springer Open Choice journals.   This means that you do not need to pay Springer an APC to make your article open access in a Springer Open Choice journal as we have already paid for it as part of this new agreement. To make sure that your article is covered by this new agreement, when your article has been accepted for publication, Springer will ask you to confirm the following:

  • My article has been accepted by an Open Choice eligible journal
  • I am the corresponding author (please use your institutional email address not your personal one)
  • I am affiliated with an eligible UK institution (select your institutions name)
  • My article matches one of these types: OriginalPaper, ReviewPaper, BriefCommunication or ContinuingEducation

If you have any questions about the agreement or the process, please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk 


Taylor and Francis

The University of Glasgow has an open access pre-payment arrangement with Taylor & Francis for papers acknowledging funding by RCUK or COAF. Please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk on acceptance of a paper.


Wiley

The University of Glasgow has an open access pre-payment arrangement with Wiley for papers acknowledging funding by RCUK or COAF. Please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk on acceptance of a paper.