Article processing charges for open access publication—the situation for research intensive universities in the USA and Canada

@article{Solomon2016ArticlePC,
  title={Article processing charges for open access publication—the situation for research intensive universities in the USA and Canada},
  author={David J. Solomon and Bo-Christer Bj{\"o}rk},
  journal={PeerJ},
  year={2016},
  volume={4}
}
Background. Open access (OA) publishing via article processing charges (APCs) is growing as an alternative to subscription publishing. The Pay It Forward (PIF) Project is exploring the feasibility of transitioning from paying subscriptions to funding APCs for faculty at research intensive universities. Estimating of the cost of APCs for the journals authors at research intensive universities tend to publish is essential for the PIF project and similar initiatives. This paper presents our… 

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