September 22, 2015
Funds available to cover open access journal publishing fees
Are you interested in publishing in an open access journal, but not sure how you're going to pay for the fees? Authors submitting to peer-reviewed open access journals may qualify for funds from the K-State Open Access Publishing Fund.
"The hefty publication cost of many high prestige scientific journals can be a serious obstacle to publication," said Martha Mather, associate professor, Division of Biology, and a beneficiary of the K-State Open Access Publishing Fund . "I really appreciated the fund's grant to cover publication costs for a recent "Ecosphere" paper."
The fund is jointly supported by the Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and K-State Libraries. Up to $3,000 per article is provided to pay publication fees in open-access journals that provide free, immediate, online access to the full text of research articles upon publication without restrictions.
K-State faculty members and researchers wishing to apply should visit the K-State Open Access Publishing Fund website.
Applications that comply with the eligibility criteria will be funded on a first-come, first-served basis.
If you have questions or want to learn more about K-State Open Access Publishing Fund, contact the Center for the Advancement of Digital Scholarship at firstname.lastname@example.org or 785-532-7444.