APC discounts

Some of the University Libraries’ affliations include discounts on Article Processing Charges (APCs) to encourage open access publishing. Discounts are not necessarily applied automatically. Corresponding CMU authors should inform the publisher or note the reduced fee on the invoice.

Publisher Discount
American Chemical Society 25%
ACS members receive a deeper discount.
BioMed Central 15%
Chemistry Cental 15%
F1000Research 10%
Nucleic Acids Research 50%
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 25%
Directions at PNAS Open Access Option.
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 15%
The University Libraries also receives a limited number of vouchers per year that CMU authors can use to pay for open access to their articles published in RSC journals. The vouchers are distributed on a first come, first served basis. For instructions, see "What is the process for authors under this initiative?" in the RSC Gold for Gold FAQ.
SpringerOpen 15%