Author Funding

  • The Library supports the open access movement through publisher memberships and license agreements. This initiative entitles authors to publish in a number of peer-reviewed journals by paying a discounted fee for author/article processing charges (APCs). Publishers who support open access will then provide immediate, online barrier free access to scholarly research. Authors are required to self-identify themselves as affiliated with CRKN institutions to benefit from these agreements.

      • American Chemical Society publications
        • A flat discount of $250 USD will be applied on Article Processing Charges.
      • Cambridge University Press
        • UVic authors are eligible for a 20% discount on Articles Processing Charges. All Gold or Hybrid OA Cambrdige journals are eligible.
        • Discount will be automatically applied when author selects the insitutional affiliation as part of the submission process. Tokens are no longer required.
      • MDPI Institutional Open Access Program
      • NRC Research Press (Canadian Science Publishing)
        • 2014-2017 agreement entitles authors to a reduced fee of $1500 per article (regular fee $3000). The discount does not apply to FACETS' APC fee of $1,350.
      • PLoS
      • SAGE journals
      • Taylor & Francis 2020-2021
        • There is a 25% discount on APCs for all CRKN-affiliated authors in T&F Open Select journals.

Contact the Office of Scholarly Communication if you have questions on any of these areas or have further suggestions for development.