Publisher Arrangements

Publisher Discounts 

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

For articles acknowledging UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) or Charities Open Access Fund (COAF), eligible open access costs will be met from central funds regardless of publisher chosen, where funds exist.  Do not assume that costs will be met. The budget provided by funders is finite.

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:  

American Chemical Society (ACS)

The University of Glasgow has an allocation of APC tokens for papers acknowledging funding by UKRI and accepted for publication in American Chemical Society hybrid journals. A token covers the entire cost of the APC in hybrid journals where the APC costs $4000. Please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk on acceptance of a paper to check if it is eligible and make payment arrangements.


Biomed Central (BMC)

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


BMJ Veterinary Record Case Reports

University of Glasgow authors can publish open access for free in Veterinary Record Case Reports. Please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk  for further information.


Brill

The University of Glasgow has an agreement with Brill that covers all article processing charges (APCs) for articles published by UoG corresponding authors. The agreement will operate until the end of 2020.

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.


Institute of Physics (IOP)

The University of Glasgow has an agreement with Institute of Physics which enables researchers to publish their work on an open access basis in the majority of IOP’s hybrid journals, regardless of funding source. The agreement is for 4 years from 2020 to 2023.

Please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk when your paper is accepted.  If the journal you are publishing in is not eligible for the agreement we can check if the discount is available for your article.

Papers accepted for publication in hybrid journals not covered by this agreement may be entitled to a 70% discounted Article Processing Charge.

If you have any questions or wish to publish in a hybrid or gold open access journal not covered by the agreement, please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk

 

 

 


Karger

The University of Glasgow has an agreement with Karger until the end of 2022. This covers all article processing charges (APCs) for articles published in Karger journals but may be subject to change.

To check if your article can be  covered by the agreement, please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk


MDPI

University of Glasgow authors are entitled to a 10% discount on Article Processing Charges (APCs) for papers accepted for publication in MDPI journals, regardless of funding source. Please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk on acceptance of a paper for further advice.


Modern Languages Online

The University of Glasgow holds an institutional membership to Modern Languages Online. This covers the publishing cost of an allocation of papers by University of Glasgow authors. Please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk prior to submission for further advice.


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. At present, this covers 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 UKRI 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 UKRI or COAF funding.  A membership agreement offering discounted article processing charges (APCs) is also in place therefore papers not funded by UKRI or COAF may still benefit from a discounted 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, Nanoscale 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;
  • For UKRI funded papers select the CC-BY option.
  • 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

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 UKRI 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.


SCOAP3

The University of Glasgow is a participating institution of SCOAP3 (Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics). SCOAP3 has converted key journals in the field of High-Energy Physics to Open Access at no cost to authors. A list of journals which participate can be found here.


Science Advances

University of Glasgow authors are entitled to a 10% discount on the Article Processing Charge (APC) for papers accepted for publication in Science Advances. Authors should indicate their institutional affiliation on submission. Please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk on acceptance of a paper.


Springer

The University of Glasgow has an agreement with Springer until the end of 2021 that covers all article processing charges (APCs) for articles published in Springer Open Choice journals. Please note that only titles marked 'Hybrid (Open Choice)' on the title list are eligible. Titles marked 'Fully Open Access' are not covered by this 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 institution's 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 UKRI and COAF. Please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk on acceptance of a paper.


Wiley

The University of Glasgow is participating in an agreement which enables articles by University of Glasgow corresponding authors to be made open access in Wiley journals through a national open access fund. This covers all article processing charges (APCs) for original research articles and reviews published in Wiley journals but may be subject to change.

The agreement will operate for 4 years from January 2020 until December 2023.

Please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk on acceptance of a paper.  


Open Book Publishers

"The University of Glasgow subscribes to the Open Book Publishers Library Membership Programme. 

In some cases this tool has been used to make previously out of print books available online in a new edition.

Book publishing charges are not mandated. Books are not accepted or rejected on the basis of ability to pay or not.  Authors are encouraged to try and get grants to cover costs of publication where possible.

 

October 2019: The University is currently involved in research into the possibility of establishing a cost effective Universities press for Scotland.  

Recommendations from recent feasilibity study is under discussion.  Read the report here:

OA Press Scotland Report

 

May 2020: The OAPEN Open Access Books Toolkit is coming soon.

Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs)

The University of Glasgow subscribes to CrossRef and Datacite and can produce DOIs for items published by the University, including reports, working papers, datasets and journal articles.

If you require a DOI for a dataset, please contact research-datamanagement@glasgow.ac.uk. More information about the Enlighten: Research Data repository and DOIs can be found on our Research Data Management pages.

If you require a DOI for any other item, please contact research-openaccess@glasgow.ac.uk.