The discount is 50% of the journal’s APC-list price (APC=article processing charge). The prices are displayed on APC price list and are also visible on journal homepages.
Preconditions of receiving the discount:
Please ensure that you have the funding for the discounted APC payment.
FinELib consortium’s agreement with ACS Publications (a division of the American Chemical Society) offers authors an opportunity to publish their articles under an Open Access CC BY -license for free using granted credits. This means that there is no article processing charge for the author. The credits can be used during the agreement term 1.1.2018-31.12.2020.
There is a limited amount of free credits annually.
FinELib consortium’s agreement with Springer Nature includes open access publishing in Springer’s hybrid titles during the agreement term 1.10.2018-31.12.2020.
A worldwide consortium initiated by CERN, whose objective is to convert journals in the field of high energy physics into open access journals, regardless of their publisher. The University of Oulu is a member of the SCOAP3 consortium through FinELib.
FinELib consortium’s agreement with Wolters Kluwer Health offers authors an opportunity to publish their articles under the CC BY or CC BY-NC-ND license with a free open access. This means that there is no article processing charge for the author. The free vouchers can be used during the agreement term 1.1.2018-31.12.2022.
There is a limited amount of free vouchers annually per organization. The number of available free vouchers will decrease each time an author uses the waiver code. This page will be updated when the vouchers have been depleted.
For the waiver code contact: openpublishing ÄT oulu.fi