In order to your journal article is published open access (OA), you often have to pay a fee, known as an Article Processing Charge (APC). The publishers below offer a discount on APC to Tokyo Tech authors based on the institute's online journals agreement. For information on APC discounts for an academic society members, see the society's website.

APC Discounts for Authors Affiliated with Tokyo Tech

Click the publisher's name for detailed information. (internal access only)

Discounts Through Transformative Agreements

"Transformative agreements" generally refer to contracts that try to shift gradually the paiments by institutions to publishers from fees for accessing to articles to article publication fees and aim at expanding open access publications thereby.

Publisher Journals Covered Author Type Discount
American Chemical Society All journals Corresponding author Click the publisher's name
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers All journals Unlimited 100%
Cambridge University Press STM (science, technical, medical) journals with an OA option Corresponding author 100%
Microbiology Society All journals Corresponding author 100%
SPIE (The international society for optics and photonics) All journals Primary author / Contact author 100%
Springer Nature Hybrid journals*1 of Springer, Aids, Palgrave Macmillan portfolios and Academic journals on nature.com
(Nature and the Nature research journals are not eligible)
Corresponding author Click the publisher's name
Taylor & Francis Hybrid journals published by Taylor & Francis or Routledge Corresponding author Click the publisher's name
Wiley Hybrid journals and full OA journals*2 Corresponding author Click the publisher's name

*1 Hybrid journals: Subscription-based journals that offer authors the option to make their articles open access by paying a publication fee
*2 Full OA journals: Journals where every article is published open access

Discounts for E-journals Subscribing Institution

Publisher Journals Covered Author Type Discount
National Academy of Sciences Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America Corresponding author

APC for Immediate OA (Regular research articles) $500
*All articles are free within 6 months of publication.

Article Processing Charges (for corresponding authors from institutions with current-year site licenses)

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