Tampere University Library will pay article processing charges (APCs) for scientific publications that meet certain criteria in 2022. Support funding is available for covering APCs in certain Academy of Finland funded and Horizon Europe projects and for grant holders and doctoral researchers.
Researchers affiliated with Tampere Universities are eligible to receive discounts for article processing charges. You can find information about the discounts in Open Access guide.
You can apply support funding for article processing charges (APC) or book processing charges (BPC) for publication that have been accepted for publication 1.1.2022 or after. Please follow the instructions:
You can apply support funding for article processing charges (APC) or book processing charges (BPC) for publication that have been accepted for publication 1.1.2022 or after. Support funding will be granted when the corresponding author and the publication fulfil the following criteria:
* The Library will pay the APC for those projects funded by the Academy of Finland that have received a positive decision from the Academy in a call for proposals opened after 1 January 2021, in accordance with the Academy's renewed open access policy for scientific publications. For projects funded as a result of calls for proposals launched by the Academy of Finland before 1.1.2021 article processing charges will be paid from the funding allocated to the project.
**Horizon Europe reimburses publication fees in fully open access publication channels for peer-reviewed scientific publications. The Library covers article processing charges of scientific publications in fully open access publication channels only exceptionally. You can apply for OA support funding to cover a book processing charge of a peer-reviewed monograph published in a project funded by Horizon Europe. In Horizon 2020 projects article processing charges will be paid from the funding allocated to the project.
Once the Library has processed your application for support funding, you will receive with the positive decision instructions on how to proceed with the article processing charge invoicing. Please follow the instructions you receive. Please do not pay the invoice until you have received confirmation from the Library that your application has been approved.
The Library will not cover any article processing charges already paid.
Grant holders and doctoral researchers working on a doctoral dissertation at Tampere University can sign a resource agreement with the University. More information on the resource agreements for grant holders and on resource agreements in general can be found on the intranet (log in with tuni account).
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