Open Access Journal Discounts
The UMD Libraries is a member of a number of institutional Open Access programs. UMD faculty and researchers can receive discounts on article processing charges if they have articles accepted in the journals below.
Authors will receive a 10% discount on the article processing charges for accepted articles in MDPI journals.
Authors will receive a 15% discount on the article processing charges of all articles accepted for publication in journals published by BioMed Central (BMC).
Authors who have a paper accepted in the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development (JAFSCD) will receive a waiver of the $500 article processing charge.