The MIT Libraries provide support for open access publishing in the following ways:
|MIT Libraries Open Access Article Publication Subvention Fund||Provides MIT faculty with up to $1000 towards publication fees in peer-reviewed, open access journals. more info|
|arXiv||Through funding from the MIT Libraries, MIT is an institutional supporting member of this repository, which offers open access to e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics. more info|
|BioMed Central||MIT Libraries’ membership provides MIT authors with a 15% discount on article processing fees for BMC journals and all SpringerOpen journals as well. more info|
|Electrochemical Society||MIT Libraries’ subscription to ECS Plus provides MIT authors with unlimited credits to publish articles open access.
Take advantage of this free open access option.
|Nucleic Acids Research||MIT Libraries’ membership provides MIT authors with a 50% discount on open access processing fees. more info|
|Open Library of the Humanities||MIT Libraries' financial support contributes to OLH's ability to offer open access publishing to authors without payment of publication fees. more info|
|PLoS (Public Library of Science)||MIT Libraries’ membership provided MIT authors with a 10% discount on article processing fees for PLoS journals, through 2013, when PLoS retired its transitional program.|
|PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences)||MIT Libraries’ site license provides MIT authors with a 25% discount on the optional open access processing fees. more info|
|Royal Society||MIT Libraries' membership provides MIT authors with a 25% discount on article processing charges for any Royal Society journal, including their open access journal and their open access option for traditional journals called EXiS Open Choice. more info|
|Royal Society of Chemistry||MIT authors are eligible for RSC "Gold for Gold"vouchers that cover OA publishing fees.
July 2016 update: The RSC Gold for Gold program is ending. RSC will accept 2016 vouchers until March 2017.
MIT Libraries’ site license provides MIT authors with a 15% discount on the optional open access processing fees. more info /
Special information on vouchers for open access publishing fees in 2013
Please contact Ellen Finnie, Head, Scholarly Communications & Collections Strategy, with any questions about these programs.