Publishing Open Access

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

APC Discounts

Article Processing Charges (APCs) are fees charged to authors by some open access journals to cover the costs of editing and publishing.

Trent University Library & Archives invests in open access licences negotiated by the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN), which alllow Trent researchers to publish open access journal articles for a reduced fee, or in some cases for free.

Publisher Discount Summary
American Chemical Society (ACS) $250 USD on hybrid journals
Cambridge University Press 100% discount on hybrid and gold journals
Canadian Science Publishers

100% discount on 5 specific journals titles

25% discount on hybrid journals

Elsevier Science Direct 20% discount on most hybrid and gold journals
SAGE

100% discount on hybrid journals

40% discount on most gold journals

Taylor & Francis 25% discount on hybrid journals