APC discount information

Article Processing Charge (APC) discount information

When submitting an article to a journal, in order to make the article open access, there is mostly an expense called an Article Processing Charge (APC). By applying for institutional subscription at Kyushu University, members of the University (faculty / students) can receive discounts on the publication of open access articles in the following journals (as of January 2022).
The library does not compile discounts, so please check the websites of the following journals for details. In addition to these, there are many academic societies with discounts for individual members. For details, check the website of each academic society.

Publisher Journal Title Content Usage / Remarks
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science Advances APC discount of 5% to 15% will be offered depending on the publication results of Science Advances of the institution where the author belongs.

Click here for APC discount acquisition procedure.

Licensing and charges - AAAS

American Chemical Society (ACS) All ACS Journals.

Authors affiliated with institutions that subscribe to the ACS "All Publications" package receive discounts on their ACS AuthorChoice license. In, ACS members can get more discount.

(Kyushu university is a subscribing Institution.)

ACS Open Science

Pricing- ACS

Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) All MDPI Journals

Since Kyushu University is participating in the Institutional Open Access Program (IOAP), a 10% discount applies if a member of the university is an author.

Institutional Open Access Program - MDPI
National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (NAS) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS)

When authors purchase immediate free access, discounts will apply if the member of Kyushu University is a Corresponding Author.

(The journals make all articles free 6 months after publication.)

Publication Charges - PNAS