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Open Access Publishing at the University of Notre Dame

National Academy of Sciences Publishing Discount Details

Who is covered?

Corresponding authors from the University of Notre Dame.

Which journals are covered?

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

What is the discount?

$500. More information on this program can be found here.

How can I apply for this discount?

PNAS has partnered with the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) to process APC payments. Authors will be sent an email that includes a link to the CCC payment system. During the payment process, they can use the APPLY DISCOUNTS button, using the discount code provided by PNAS. For more information, authors can contact PNAS directly at

Which licenses are available?

PNAS offers CC-BY-NC-ND or CC-BY Creative Commons licenses for authors whose funders or institutions require it. Authors retain copyright and grant a nonexclusive license to publish. See here for more information.

What is the business model behind this arrangement?

University of Notre Dame subscription to PNAS.