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Open Access Publishing Agreements

This guide describes open access publishing agreements for authors affiliated with Washington State University.

Description of PLoS Community Action Program

  • This agreement applies only to the highly selective journals PLoS Biology and PLoS Medicine, see Community Action Publishing - PLOS
  • If the corresponding author states an affiliation with WSU, there is no APC fee
  • If one of the authors is from WSU, yet the corresponding author is not from WSU, there is a 25% discount on the APC fee.


Please see the Introduction to Public Library of Science journals and APC-free publishing to learn how to submit manuscripts and make use of this agreement. 

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