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Research Publishing & Impact: Other publishing discounts

Publisher discounts

In addition to the current 2023 Read & Publish Agreements, Otago is also eligible for the following discounts on APCs. View the 2023 Otago titles list by publisher for specific titles.

  • Elsevier: Corresponding authors are eligible for 15% discount on the APC for Elsevier Gold Open Access journal titles and some Hybrid Open Access journal titles that are not included in the Read & Publish agreement.

CAUL (Council of Australian University Librarians) are handling the approval (i.e. to qualify for the discount) so there is nothing that Otago /you as the corresponding author has to do. Using your institutional email address when submitting is important to identify you as from Otago.

  • Royal Society of Chemistry.  For 2023, the RSC is offering a 15% discount on APCs for hybrid journals only, which will be automatically applied to the APC upon article acceptance, where the corresponding author uses their Otago email address. 

  • SAGE are offering a 20% discount on some journal titles that are listed outside the Read and Publish Agreement. View the 2023 Otago titles list by SAGE, for specific titles.

  • Taylor & Francis are offering authors a 10% discount on articles accepted for non-eligible hybrid journal titles.