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Open Access Publishing at the University of Notre Dame

BioMed Central/SpringerOpen Publishing Discount Details

Who is covered?

Corresponding authors from the University of Notre Dame

Which journals are covered?

Any SpringerOpen or BMC journal

What is the discount?

15% off the journal's article processing charge (APC)

How can I apply for this discount?

See instructions for applying the discount by reviewing the Submission guidelines for authors requesting a membership discount page

Which licenses are available?

BMC offers CC-BY 4.0 Creative Commons licenses for articles published in any BMC or SpringerOpen journal. The author retains copyright and grants BMC a license to publish the article. For more information, see here.

What is the business model behind this arrangement?

University of Notre Dame membership with BMC