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Open Access Publishing at the University of Notre Dame

The Company of Biologists Publishing Discount Details

Who is covered?

Corresponding authors affiliated with the University of Notre Dame. See here for more information on how The Company of Biologists describes the role and responsibilities of the corresponding author.

Note: Corresponding authors must use their email address to prove their eligibility during the submission process.

Which journals are covered?

Development, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Experimental Biology, Disease Models & Mechanisms, Biology Open.

Note: Articles published in "hybrid" journals which are not specifically designated as open access articles will not be available under the terms of the CC By 4.0 license.

What is the discount?

The Read and Publish agreement between the University of Notre Dame and The Company of Biologists waives article processing charges (APCs) at 100% for research articles in qualifying journals.


How can I apply for this discount?

See the Guide for corresponding authors at institutions with Read & Publish and other transformative Open Access agreements for step-by-step instructions.


Which licenses are available?

Corresponding authors who choose to submit articles as open access articles under The Company of Biologists-University of Notre Dame Read and Publish agreement will have their work published under a CC-BY Version 4.0 Creative Commons license.


What is the business model behind this arrangement?

The University of Notre Dame has a Read & Publish agreement with The Company of Biologists which covers access to these journals as well as payments for publishing open access in them.