Article Processing Charges
As an Open Access title, publishing an article in this journal requires an Article Processing Charge (APC) that will be billed to the submitting author following acceptance. Apart from this Article Processing Charge, there are no other fees (for example submission charges, page charges, or color charges). For more details, you can read the FAQ.
The Article Processing Charge for the journal is £(GBP) 999. If the author wishes to billed in other currency then a conversion charge will be applicable as per the recent exchange rate.
Tax & Payment Gateway Charges
Spring Library is based in the EU and USA and must charge applicable tax on qualifying transactions as per local law. Where applicable, the tax will be in addition to the APC fees indicated above. A payment gateway charge is also added in addition to the APC.
Once an article has been accepted for publication, an Article Processing Charge (APC) is due. The submitting author assumes responsibility for the Article Processing Charge, and Spring Library will not issue refunds of any kind.
Spring Library operates a transparent waiver policy to help support researchers who are unable to meet some or all of the costs associated with publishing open access.
Commonly asked questions
Corresponding author or the paying institutions should arrange for the payment once they are notified regarding acceptance of the article. APC is exempted for cases in which a wavier agreement has been made in-prior to submission.
*We request an immediate attention towards the payment as the articles will not be published unless the charges have been paid.
Authors or institutions can make payments by two modes as per their convenience.
- Online payment using credit card (Default)
- Bank transfer to the details mentioned in the invoice
Please note that additional transaction gateway charges may be levied on the payee.
No, article processing charges will not be applicable for articles rejected by the editorial office.