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Open Access: We Support Open Access

An informative site about Open Access as a global initiative, about scholarly publishing reform, and about Open Access activities at and for the University of Florida.

UF Libraries Supporting Open Access

ACS - because the libraries pay for the full journal package from the American Chemical Society, UF authors receive a 25% discount on Article Processing Charges (APCs) to make individual articles Open Access

arXiv - the libraries support this popular preprint archive by paying an annual fee - UF consistently ranks in the top 100 universities utilizing arXiv

BioMed Central - the libraries pay a membership fee to BMC and UF authors receive a 15% discount on Article Processing Charges (APCs) for all BMC and Spring Open journals 

Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development - the libraries support this Open Access journal by paying an annual community support fee and Article Processing Charges (APCs) for UF authors are waived because of our support

MDPI - the libraries support this Open Access publisher by becoming an institutional participant and UF authors receive a 10% discount on Article Processing Charges (APCs) 

SCOAP3 - the libraries are a SCOAP3 partner - by switching our subscriptions from individual physics journals to SCOAP we support making these journal open access for all




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