Windsor Open Access Author Fee Portal

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Windsor Open Access Author Fee Portal

Charging authors a publication fee is one common way that open access journals support their operations. In some cases the Leddy library can help to offset these cost of these fees as a result of various content licenses we have with these publishers. This portal provides information for you on where such discounts apply and how to obtain them. If you have any questions please contact your liaison or Dave Johnston (

The University of Windsor is a Supporter Member of several OA publishers which means that when as a University of Windsor author you publish in any journal from BioMed Central, SpringerOpen or Chemistry Central you will receive a 15% discount on the article-processing charge.

Through our subscription to NRC Research Press Journals, University of Windsor authors will receive a 50% fee reduction for choosing the hybrid OA option.



Through our subscription to the RSC, University of Windsor authors are eligible for vouchers providing free OA publishing for their article with RSC. A limited number of vouchers are available per year.