University of California (via California Digital Library)
Did you know that, as an author affiliated with California Digital Library, payment of your article-processing charge may be covered by California Digital Library's Supporter membership?
Membership discount for research staff and students at California Digital Library
A membership discount is available for BioMed Central and SpringerOpen article-processing charges (APCs).
If you submit your manuscript from an IP address that has been registered by your institution, the membership discount will be automatically applied.
If you submit your manuscript using a non-registered IP address:
1) Please choose the option “I believe that I am covered by an institutional membership arrangement” on the APC agreement page
2) Select your institution from the drop-down list
3) Our Customer Service team will then handle your discount request before sending instructions on how to complete your submission
The University of California maintains a supporter membership with BioMed Central, managed through the California Digital Library. Through this membership, articles with a UC-affiliated corresponding author are entitled to a 15% discount off the Article Processing Charge for publishing in any BioMed Central or SpringerOpen journal. Authors from the following campuses are eligible to claim this discount:
University of California Berkeley (including Lawrence Berkeley National Lab)
University of California Davis
University of California Irvine
University of California Los Angeles
University of California Merced
University of California Office of the President
University of California Riverside
University of California San Diego
University of California San Francisco
University of California Santa Barbara
University of California Santa Cruz
For more information about UC support for open access, including publishing discounts such as this one, the University of California Open Access policies, and other topics relating to scholarly publishing, see the UC Office of Scholarly Communication web site.
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