This guide is a resource for authors looking for support in open access publishing at UNC-Chapel Hill.
In this guide, you will find:
Gold for Gold is a program from the RSC that enables researchers to publish their paper in RSC journals free of charge, as a Gold Open Access (OA) article, without paying the normal Article Publication Fee (APF).
To be eligible for the OA Gold for Gold publishing voucher:
To take advantage of this program the author needs to:
Authors may choose between the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) or the Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC -BY-NC) general licenses for most of the journals.
Special versions of these licenses are for Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (PCCP), Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences (PPS) and New Journal of Chemistry (NJC).
For more information about the program, please visit, Gold for Gold.
ACS Author Rewards is an open access stimulus program which gives two rewards, worth $750 each (a total value of $1,500) for each article published in an ACS journal in 2014. There is no limit to the number of rewards an author can earn.
Published corresponding authors will receive an email containing their ACS Author Rewards in the form of a promotional code. Rewards can be redeemed against the cost of any ACS AuthorChoice option to make articles openly available. Use your ACS Author Rewards to comply with a funder’s open access requirements or to support global public access for your published article.
For additional information:
BioMed Central publishes 274 peer-reviewed open access journals in Science,Technology and Medicine. The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill is a Supporter Member affording authors a 15% discount on the article-processing charges in any BioMed Central journal.
For additional information please visit BioMed author information.