UCSF authors are eligible for discounts on article processing charges (APCs) for open access (OA) publication in many journals, as well as on publication charges for selected book publishers.
- Search the Directory of Open Access Journals to find thousands of peer-reviewed, fully OA journals and see tips for Evaluating Publishers
- Find out about the UCSF Open Access Publishing Fund for OA journal and book publication charges
- Learn how to make your scholarly articles freely available through UC's Open Access Policies
Publication discounts for journals
|Publisher||UCSF Author Discount||Details|
|MDPI (all journals)||10%||Select UCSF during manuscript submission|
|Microbiology Society (all journals)||100%||Effective 2020; Publish & Read agreement|
|See additional discounts available to all University of California authors|
Publication discounts for books
|Publisher||Publication Cost||UCSF Discount Available||Source|
|Luminos (UC Press)||$5000 title publication fee (UC) author rate||10%||California Digital Library membership|
|Open Book Publishers||~$5000 optional (see details)||20% discount on setup charges for customized editions|
Visit our Open Access Publishing page for more information or to connect with a scholarly communication expert.