Get support for open access author fees when publishing in the following journals, of which the Johns Hopkins Libraries are paid members.
- Biomed Central Journals: Johns Hopkins University scholars receive a 15% discount on article processing charges for:
- BioMed Central
- Chemistry Central and
- Springer Open
- MDPI: The MDPI Institutional Open Access Program gives JHU authors a 10% discount on APCs.
- Nucleic Acid Research: Johns Hopkins University researchers receive a 50% discount on article processing charges.
- PNAS : Johns Hopkins corresponding authors of research articles pay a discounted fee of $1,000 to make their paper freely available at the time of publication. All articles are free online after 6 months.
- Royal Society of Chemistry: JHU authors have the opportunity to publish Open Access articles under the Gold for Gold program in the 37 journals published by RSC.
View the Johns Hopkins Open Access Policy
Starting in 2018, JHU faculty will make their peer-reviewed journal articles Open Access. This policy applies to articles accepted for publication on or after July 1, 2018, and for articles where the sole or corresponding author is a JHU full-time faculty.
Read more about Johns Hopkins University strategy and the policy itself at the website of the Office of the Provost.
Contact Caitlin Carter, Scholarly Communication and Open Access Policy Fellow, with questions about open access and open access publishing at (410) 614-2166 or email@example.com