Science Advances journal

Open Access Publishing in Science Advances journal

Researchers get a 15% discount when publishing in Science Advances, journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

All articles in Science Advances are immediately open access. Information about Science Advances APC fees can be found on Science Advances website.

Am I entitled to the discount?

Yes, if you meet the following requirements:

  • You are the paying author, which is usually the corresponding author, or the person acting on the author’s behalf using the online payment system

  • Your article has been accepted during 1.1.–31.12.2019

  • You are a researcher, student or staff member in one of the FinELib members subscribing to Science journals:
    Science Journals consortium

Instructions for the corresponding author

  • After your article is accepted, you will receive an email notifying you that your APC payment is due. This email will contain a link to the Author Charge page on RightsLink, the Science Advances payment vendor’s platform.

  • Choose license CC BY 4.0 (preferred) or CC BY-NC 4.0.

    Creative Commons describes the CC BY 4.0 (ByAttribution) license like this:
    This license lets others copy, distribute, display and perform the work and make derivative works and remixes based on it only if they give the author or licensor the credits (attribution) in the manner specified by these.

    Creative Commons describes the CC BY-NC 4.0 (ByAttribution-NonCommercial) license like this:
    This license lets others copy, distribute, display, and perform the work and make derivative works and remixes based on it only for non-commercial purposes.

  • To get the 15% discount, click the blue Apply Discounts button:

  • Search for and choose your own institution:
  • Click the Apply discounts -button. The reduction in USD will appear.

If you face any problems or have any questions, please contact your library or information service for help.