The Research Library provides support for open access publishing through these organizations:
Updated July 28 13:01 MDT 2022
Updated July 28 13:01 MDT 2022
Starting 1 January 2023, the Research Library has a license agreement that provides a 15% discount on the APC for Science Advances, the AAAS Open Access journal. The discount is available to current LANL employees who are the article’s paying author, usually the corresponding author, and is valid for all article types in the journal.
Starting January 1, 2022, the Research Library has a 3-year agreement with AIP Publishing which funds Open Access articles for LANL-affiliated corresponding authors publishing in AIP hybrid journals.
Instructions: Read and Publish Author Guidelines
Various APC discounts are available for both ACS Open Access and hybrid journals, for ACS members and subscribing institution discounts for LANL-affiliated authors.
Through the Research Library participation in the Subscribe to Open (S2O) business model, LANL authors are able to publish Open Access without any article charges. The S2O model guarantees permanent data rights to Annual Reviews OA content and enables access to Reviews in Advance (RIA), which are articles available before their official publication date.
Eligible titles: Annual Reviews S2O titles
The Research Library funds arXiv as an Institutional Member at the Tier 1 level. arXiv is a curated research-sharing platform open to anyone. Pre-prints at arXiv are moderated, but not peer-reviewed. arXiv includes pre-prints related to COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2.
More information: arXiv
Starting January 1, 2020, the Research Library has an agreement with Cambridge University Press (CUP) which funds an unlimited number of Open Access articles from LANL-affiliated corresponding authors in CUP Gold and hybrid journals.
Uncapped fee-free publishing of Open Access research articles for LANL corresponding authors in all COB journals, with authors retaining copyright for their works.
Through Research Library participation in the Subscribe to Open (S2O) business model, LANL authors are able to publish Open Access without any article charges in two EDP Sciences journals: Astronomy & Astrophysics and ESAIM: Mathematical modeling and numerical analysis. Articles are published under a CC-BY 4.0 license which allows authors to retain copyright and others to share and adapt the content.
More information: FAQs
Starting January 1, 2022, the Research Library has a 4-year agreement with Elsevier to provide a 10% discount on the Open Access APC for LANL-affiliated corresponding authors.
Eligible journals: use the journal search tool to find eligible titles.
Starting 1 January 2023, the Research Library has an agreement that funds the full APC for LANL corresponding authors publishing in IOP and its partner journals. The agreement includes article types covering original research and review type content and funds an unlimited number of articles.
Use Journal Finder to locate eligible journals
As a member of the MDPI Institutional Open Access Program, the Research Library provides LANL-affiliated authors a 10% discount on the Open Access APC for MDPI journals. LANL-affiliated authors also receive a 10% discount on Open Access Book Publishing Charges (BPCs) for MDPI ebooks.
The Research Library subscription to PE&RS funds the Open Access APC fee for LANL primary authors. There is no cost to LANL primary authors to publish Open Access in PE&RS.
Through Research Library participation in the PLOS Flat Fee, Global Equity and Community Action agreements, LANL authors or corresponding authors will be able to publish Open Access in all PLOS journals without paying an APC fee. The agreement funds an unlimited number of articles each year.
Eligible titles: PLOS titles
Starting January 1, 2022, the Research Library has a 3-year agreement with the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) which funds Open Access articles for LANL-affiliated corresponding authors publishing in RSC Gold and hybrid journals.
Instructions: RSC guide to article licensing as a read & publish author (PDF)
Financial support from the Research Library supports the conversion of key journals in the field of High Energy Physics (HEP) to Open Access, at no cost to authors, through the SCOAP3 partnership. Copyright stays with authors and a CC-BY license allows reuse and text and data mining.
The Research Library also provides financial support for the SCOAP3 for Books pilot initiative. This initiative transitions important HEP-related books to Open Access and makes them available on the publishers’ websites, the INIS Repository, OAPEN and the SCOAP3 Repository.
As a SPIE Digital Library subscriber, the Research Library enables a 25% discount on the Open Access APC for LANL-affiliated authors publishing in SPIE journals. The discount also applies to SPIE Members and journal editors.
As a member of the Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL), the Research Library financially supports the digitization of, and open access to, US government agency technical reports.
Starting January 1, 2022, the Research Library has a 5-year agreement with Wiley which funds Open Access articles for LANL-affiliated corresponding authors publishing in Wiley (and Wiley-published society) Gold and hybrid journals.
Instructions: guide to publish in Wiley's OA journals (PDF)