Contracts between the Library and some publishers

We have concluded contracts and made membership agreements with some publishers. This gives researchers of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg advantages in the area of open access publishing.

AIP Publishing

  • publish Open Access free of charge and without limit to the number of articles
  • for hybrid journals only, not for Gold Open Access journals
  • please see the notes in our blog on publications already submitted in 2021 and on invoicing

Cambridge University Press (CUP)

  • publish Open Access free of charge and without limit to the number of articles

ECS - The Electrochemical Society

  • publish Open Access free of charge and without limit to the number of articles

IOP Publishing - Institute of Physics

MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute

  • 10% discount on Article Processing Charges (APC)
  • Attention! Due to price increases, APCs do not always meet the requirements of our Open Access Publication Fund despite a 10% discount. If necessary, conduct further negotiations in order to receive the funding.

PLOS

  • publish Open Access free of charge in all 12 PLOS journals and no limit on number of publications

Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)

  • Members of TU Bergakademie Freiberg receive a 15% discount on the Article Processing Charge (APC) in all RSC hybrid journals. This discount is automatically given to authors who can be assigned to the university via email domain. There is no discount for articles in Gold Open Access journals, e.g. RSC Advances. A list of all RSC journals can be found here.

Springer - Nature

  • no additional costs for authors when publishing Open Access in hybrid journals
  • 20 % discount on Article Processing Charges (APC) in Gold Open Access journals
  • information and an author guide
  • important details and exceptions to the contract can be found on our blog post

Springer - Nature-Branded journals

Wiley

  • no additional costs for authors when publishing Open Access in hybrid journals
  • 20 % discount on Article Processing Charges (APC) in Gold Open Access journals
  • the workflow for authors in the Wiley Hybrid and Gold Open Access journals can be found here:

 

Contact

 

Martina Obst, Cornelia Rau


Team Open Access

Telefon / Phone +49 3731 39-4327
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