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Open Access Publishing

This guide highlights open access publishing for AUB affiliates as well as self-archiving at AUB. It also provides information and resources on author's rights, open access publishing, what to do before publishing plus some venues

Open Access Publishing @ AUB

Waivers and discounts for AUB Affiliates

Open Access (OA) refers to allowing unrestricted online access to scholarly information including peer-reviewed journal articles, conference proceedings, working papers, graduate theses, data, and other. For more on information, click here.

AUB Libraries is participating in the membership program of the following open access publishers. Due to these memberships AUB scholars and academic researchers are eligible for waivers and discounts on the Article Processing Charges (APCs) for open access publishing.

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4 free Article Processing Charges on a 1st come 1st served basis. Expiry Date 31- June 2021

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50% Discount as mentioned in Waivers & Discounts

Upon submission please contact support@bmj.com

 

Free Article Processing Charges till the end of 2021 in Gold and Hybrid journals

 

Free Article Processing Charges for any paper submitted in 2021

 

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