Article processing charge (APC)
An article processing charge (APC) is charged to an author to make his/her publication available open access in a license based journal, so-called hybrid open access. APCs are often charged also in gold open access journals.
Discount on APCs
In the year of 2021, Hanken researchers are eligible to discounts on APCs in journals published by Elsevier (100% discount, no APC, new 2021), Emerald (no APC with a voucher), Sage (100% discount, no APC), Springer Nature (100% discount, no APC) and Wiley (100% discount, no APC, new 2021). The discounts are made possible by the agreements signed by the FinELib consortium with the publishers.
Hanken researchers can publish their articles as (hybrid) open access to a discounted fee, provided that the Hanken affiliated researcher acts as the corresponding author and that you clarify your Hanken affiliation officially in the publication. The process of obtaining a discount on APC is different with each publisher. It is extremely important to fill in the publication forms correctly, since publishers will not make any APC refunds retrospectively.
As the corresponding author, please remember to ensure possible publishing fees. Hanken has also allocated a central fund for open access publishing. Read more about the criteria for applying for Hanken's central fund for APCs.
Assign account codes for APCs and register your APC-payment information in Haris:
Questions? Please contact Hanken's library at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Under FinELib consortium’s agreement with Elsevier, corresponding authors can publish their articles open access without article processing charge (APC) in Elsevier's hybrid journals during the agreement period 2021-2023.
There is a limited number of free open access articles available during the agreement period 2021–2023.
You are eligible if you meet the criteria below:
See FinElib's detailed instructions to the corresponding author on the page Open access publishing in Elsevier journals.
The FinELib consortium’s agreement with Emerald offers authors an opportunity to publish their articles under the CC BY-license with a free open access voucher. There is no article processing charge for the author.
The vouchers can be used during the agreement term (1.1.2021–31.12.2023). There is a limited amount of free vouchers in 2021 which have already run out. Please contact email@example.com for more information about how to publish your articles open access in a journal by Emerald.
For the next two years of the agreement during 2022-2023, the number of vouchers for OA publications will be unlimited.
The vouchers can be used for publishing in all titles in the Emerald Premier collection, and for the following article types: research paper, viewpoint, technical paper, conceptual paper, case study, literature review and general review.
Hanken researchers when acting as the corresponding author are eligible to use the free vouchers. You need to use your Hanken email address when submitting your manuscript. Emerald will recognize your eligibility for a free voucher from your institutional email domain.
See FinElib's detailed instructions to the corresponding author on the page Open Access Publishing in Emerald Premier Journals.
Corresponding authors at Hanken can publish their articles open access with a CC BY license during the agreement period 1.1.2020-31.12.2022:
See FinElib's detailed instructions to the corresponding author on the page Open Access Publishing in SAGE Journals.
See Sage's detailed instructions, including author workflow for OA agreements, included journal titles etc.
Note that Sage requires that you take the initiative to inform them that you are entitled to publishing open access without paying any APC. It is extremely important to fill in the form correctly, since Sage will not make any APC refunds retrospectively.
You are eligible if you act as the corresponding author and clarify your Hanken affiliation in the publication.
The agreement covers hybrid titles in the Springer Compact collection (see Springer Nature's hybrid journals list). This list of journals indicates the titles including information about open access licenses and whether the title is in Springer’s standard or non-standard publishing workflow.
The agreement covers open access publishing of the following article types:
See FinElib's detailed instructions to the corresponding author on the page Open Access Publishing in Springer Nature Journals.
It is assumed that all corresponding authors want to publish open access. If this is not the case with you, complete the My Publication process and then contact Hanken library. You will then receive a new link to My Publication and your article will be published behind a paywall.
FinELib consortium’s agreement with Wiley enables the researchers to publish their articles open access in Wiley’s Full OA and hybrid journals during the agreement term 2020–2022.
In 2020, approximately 53% of articles by the authors of the subscribing institutions could be published open access without additional charge (Article Processing Charge, APC).
In 2021, approximately 75-80% of articles can be published open access without additional cost. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to check the funding possibilities to publish your articles open access.
FinELib consortium’s agreement covers Wiley’s full OA and hybrid journals. Journals lists below indicates the titles including information about open access licenses:
Discount is available when these conditions are met:
See FinElib's detailed instructions to the corresponding author on the page Open Access Publishing in Wiley Journals.