Publishing Open Access

This guide is meant to help Trent researchers with Open Access publishing options

Discounts & Pricing

APC Discount: 100% for 5 specific journals / 25% for all other titles

As of January 1, 2023, corresponding authors affiliated with Trent will be able to publish an unlimited number of articles as open access in the following five journals at no charge:

  1. Biochemistry and Cell Biology
  2. Canadian Journal of Physics
  3. Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology 2
  4. Genome
  5. Transactions of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering

Canadian Science Publishing continues to offer a 25% APC discount for Trent-affiliated authors for the following journals:

  1. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism
  2. Botany
  3. Canadian Geotechnical Journal
  4. Canadian Journal of Animal Science
  5. Canadian Journal of Chemistry
  6. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering
  7. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences
  8. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
  9. Canadian Journal of Forest Research
  10. Canadian Journal of Microbiology
  11. Canadian Journal of Plant Science
  12. Canadian Journal of Soil Science
  13. Canadian Journal of Zoology
  14. Environmental Reviews
To access the discount

Upon article submission to CSP using ScholarOne, authors provide their institutional affiliation to determine eligibility. For accepted papers by Trent-affiliated participants in each of the five journals, the APC is waived automatically. Resources with more information on workflow for authors will be available in 2023 and will be posted here.


Canadian Science Publishing OA pricing:

Other Resources

Guide to Open Access at Canadian Science Publishing

See Canadian Science Publishing's page on Open Access.


Open Access Licensing Options

Articles published in CSP's full OA journals are governed by the Creative Commons Attribution International License CC BY

For more information on Creative Commons Licenses: