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VT Open Access Subvention Fund: Discounts

VT Libraries offer an open access (OA) fund to subsidize article processing charges (APCs) for scholarly, peer-reviewed OA journals. This guide includes the request form, fund guidelines, and links to finding OA journals and publishers' OA policies.

Discounts available to Virginia Tech authors

Publisher/Journal Open Access discount Discount based on More information
Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) 100% VIVA agreement VIVA ACM Open Access Agreement
American Chemical Society 25% (additional discounts for ACS members) Library subscription ACS AuthorChoice license agreement
Biochemical Journal $500 Library subscription BJ Opt2Pay info
BioMed Central 15% Institutional membership BMC APC costs
British Journal of Cancer (Nature) 25% Library site license BJC Open info
Cogitatio Press 100% Institutional membership Cogitatio info
Electrochemical Society 100%

Library subscription

Author choice open access at ECS

Ergo 100% Institutional membership Ergo support info
Hindawi 10% Institutional membership Hindawi info
IGI Global 100% (up to 13 articles per institution) Library subscription IGI info
MDPI 10% Institutional membership MDPI info
PeerJ, PeerJCompSci 100% Institutional membership PeerJ info

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

25% Library subscription PNAS open access info
Rockefeller University Press journals 100% VIVA Read & Publish agreement Instructions for authors
Royal Society 25% Institutional membership Open Access Membership
Royal Society of Chemistry Publishing 15%

Library subscription

RSC Open Science info
SpringerOpen 15% Institutional membership SpringerOpen info
Wiley 100% VIVA Read & Publish agreement VIVA Wiley Agreement 2022-2024