Open Access Publishing Discounts

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.

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

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