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- APC / Article Processing Charge / Author's fee:
Article Processing Charge: a sum that an academic pays for the open access publication of his/her article. Also called author's fee.
- Big deal contract:
a bulk contract between universities and a publisher which arranges upfront payment for publishing articles so that individual researchers don't have to pay when choosing to publish in an open access journal from that publisher.
- Diamond open access:
diamond open access differs from gold open access in that the costs of editing, peer review, online publication, hosting, etc., are borne by an institution, fund or collaborative arrangement.
- Double dipping:
a publisher receives an open access publication fee from the author and also charges customers (libraries) a subscription fee for the same article
- Gold open access:
'pay-to-publish': publications are made available online through the publishers' own platforms. That usually means the publisher is paid in advance to make an article freely accessible immediately.
- Green open access:
also called 'self-archiving': archiving a version of the article somewhere other than the publisher’s website where the final version of the article is hosted. E.g. on your profile page via Pure.
- Hybrid journal:
some of the articles can only be read by subscribers and some can be read by anyone via open access.
- Open Access:
free and open online access to academic information such as publications and data.
- Open Access journal:
the articles are full-text available to readers at no cost. Instead, the author is charged with a fee (called an APC) for publishing an article. This contrasts with conventional journals for which the reader has to pay for a subscription, usually via a library.
- Q1 journals
the Journal Citation Reports provide yearly rankings of scientific journals. The first quartile (Q1) represents the top 25% journals within a subject category.
in the Journal Citation Reports every journal has an indication in which quartile it belongs.
also called 'Green open access': archiving a version of the article somewhere other than the publisher’s website where the final version of the article is hosted. E.g. on your profile page via Pure.