Washington University Libraries has negotiated an agreement with Elsevier for publishing open access at a reduced rate.
WashU-affiliated corresponding authors who publish in Elsevier-owned journals are eligible for a 25% discount on Article Processing Charges (APC).
Eligible titles include both hybrid and Gold OA journals, with the exception of Cell Press and The Lancet, and certain society publications.
Articles must have submission date between Jan. 1, 2020 — Dec. 31, 2023. Authors who submitted prior to implementation of the workflow should be notified automatically and the discount will be applied retroactively.
Search list of ~2,225 titles by name or subject area via Washington University in St. Louis Journal Finder List.
Corresponding author receives link to the Elsevier Open Access Platform (EOAP) in email from journal editor upon acceptance of manuscript for publication.
Rights & Access form offers two license options: CC BY and CC BY-NC-ND.
After validation of WUSTL affiliation, author/institution sent invoice for discounted APC.
Authors complete "Publishing Journey" and submit information via Online Author Communication System (OACS).
Article is made publicly available on ScienceDirect within 24 hours.