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Publishing Discounts

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A membership discount (15% off) is available on the journals article-processing charges (APCs) in BioMed Central and SpringerOpen journals for the TMU current research staffs and students until 2020/12/31.

Eligible User
Current TMU research staffs and students 

Publishing Discounts
15% discount on the journals article-processing charges (APCs)

To apply for the discount...

  1. Please make the author information list clear with the intact unit names.
    (refer to Author’s Position Writing Principles from Office of Research and Development)

  2. During the Submit process
    • Submit within TMU campus...
      If you submit your manuscript within TMU campus, the membership discount will be automatically applied.

    • Submit manuscript using an unregistered IP address...
      1. Please select the option “I believe that I am covered by an institutional membership arrangement” on the APC agreement page
      2. Select "Taipei Medical University" from the drop-down list. SpringerOpen/BioMed Central Support Team will then handle your discount request before sending instructions on how to complete your submission.
      3. In order to confirm whether you've been included in the membership account or not, please notify TMU Librarian as soon as possible if you submit off-campus.

  3. If the TMU is not chosen from the dropdown list or any doubt, please contact the TMU librarian WITHIN 7 DAYS after your submission, otherwise, the publisher has the right for not providing the discount.


Related Document: About submittion to BMC/SpringerOpen BMC投稿流程須知(pdf檔) , 
Journal list with APC and SCI/SSCI categories bmc apc info (excel) ,bmc apc info (odf)

Related Link
: BioMed Central(BMC)SpringerOpen 


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