If you are a U-M author, you will receive a discount through the publishers below thanks to the University Library’s membership in various publisher programs or library subscriptions.
American Chemical Society: The American Chemical Society offers discounts to U-M authors because the U-M Library subscribes to the Web Editions of "All ACS Publications." There are different price levels depending on if the author chooses to make the article available immediately or wait 12 months and whether the author is an ACS member.
BioMed Central (BMC): Membership level: Supporting; membership fees are paid. All U-M researchers can take advantage of a 15% discount on the Article Processing Charge when publishing in open access journals. View BioMed Central's list of journals here
British Journal of Cancer: U-M Library has a site license to BJC, and therefore authors pay a reduced APC ($3,100 compared to the standard cost of $4,250).
Electrochemical Society: The University Library subscribes to the Electrochemical Society's ECS Plus Program, which enables affiliated authors to publish in Open Access ECS journals free of charge. For more information, see "How to Publish OA with ECS," or contact OA@electrochem.org.
Journal of Experimental Botany: U-M authors are offered free OA publication for research papers thanks to the U-M Library subscription to JXB.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS): Membership level: Full License; U-M researchers receive a discount.
Authors pay $1,000 compared to the regular price of $1,350.
For more information, see PNAS Open Access Option
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC): The U-M Library subscribes to the RSC Gold package, and has received voucher codes to distribute to authors at U-M. The University Library will distribute these vouchers on a first-come, first-served basis while we have them. Check this page for availability of the voucher.
SpringerOpen: Membership level: Supporter; 15% discount on the article-processing charge. View Springer Open's complete list of journals.