What is SpringerOpen Choice?

It’s your choice: The majority of Springer’s subscription journals offer an open access (OA) option via the “Open Choice” program. What we mean by “it’s your choice” is you the author choose whether to publish your article under the open access or subscription model.

How do you get the Springer journal for free?

All Springer book authors, book editors and chapter authors are entitled to receive a free copy of their own e-book. Shortly after your book’s publication, you will receive an email with a link that allows you to download your personal free copy of your e-book (PDF file) from SpringerLink.

Are Springer journals open access?

Springer Nature publishes open access books and chapters under its Springer, Palgrave Macmillan and Apress imprints. We publish open access books across a wide range of areas in science, technology, medicine, the humanities and social sciences.

Is SpringerOpen free?

Publishing with SpringerOpen makes your work freely available online for everyone, immediately upon publication, and our high-level peer-review and production processes guarantee the quality and reliability of the work.

How much does it cost to publish a paper in Springer?

How much does it cost to publish in a Springer journal? For the majority of Springer journals, publishing an article is free of charge.

How reliable is Springer?

Springer has one of the strongest STM and HSS eBook collections and archives, as well as a comprehensive range of hybrid and open access journals and books under the SpringerOpen imprint. Springer is part of Springer Nature, a global publisher that serves and supports the research community.

Which is better Elsevier or Springer?

Professional Development Score at Elsevier vs Springer Nature. Employees at Elsevier rate their Professional Development Score a 80/100, with Customer Support and Legal as the two departments that rate their experience the highest. Employees at Springer Nature rate their Professional Development Score a /100.

Is SpringerOpen reliable?

SpringerOpen publications are subject to high-level peer review, editorial, author and production services, ensuring the quality and reliability of the work. Authors publishing with SpringerOpen retain the copyright to their work, licensing it under a Creative Commons license.

Who pays for open access journals?


In the Open Access model the authors have to pay to publish; there are some exceptions and we’ll get to that. The authors pay what is known as an APC, article processing charge, which is anywhere from typically $1000 US up to more than $10,000 US. On average, APCs are around $2,800 – $3,000 US in 2021.

Why is Nature journal so expensive?

A Springer Nature spokesperson responds that costs are higher than at other titles because Nature-branded journals review many more papers than are published, and because they employ in-house editors and press officers, whose work is of “huge value” to researchers.

Can I publish my research paper in journals free of cost?

Many free-to-publish and open-access journals and subscription journals from major publishers are “Free to author” by default. Some journals require an article processing charge (APC) but also have a policy allowing them to waive fees on request at the discretion of the editor.

How much money is required to publish a journal?

Normal International journals cost 1000 to 2500 Rs, as per indexing journal charges get increases to 10,000Rs to 25,000 Rs. Although some journals are free but publishing a paper for beginners is tough.

Which one is best Springer or Elsevier?

Most recent answer
Nothing much differences are in above 3 publishers. They all are a big competitor and trying to publish a best scholarly and unique contribution. World’s almost universities have a subscription of Elsevier, Springer and ACS except in some developing countries especially local universities.

Is Springer a reputed journal?

Leading in the fields of globally acclaimed scientific, technical, and medical subjects of concern, Springer remains the most sought-after publication house, which aims to incorporate quality content through its articles and acclaimed journals published.

Is Springer a reputable journal?

Are open access journals less prestigious?

The myth that open access journals aren’t good quality (or less good than their subscription counterparts) is perhaps down to the emergence of ‘predatory’ or fraudulent journals. These are journals which do not provide the same quality assurance and services delivered by a reputable journal.

Is Springer a good journal?

How much does it cost to publish in an open access journal?

The journal does not charge any access fees, but the major journals typically have a publication fee to be paid the author. Fees vary widely, but range from $1,000-$2,500 for the top open access journals.

Can you publish in Nature for free?

All articles published in Nature Communications are made freely and permanently available online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers. Further information about open access can be found here.

Can I publish in Elsevier for free?

Authors publishing in hybrid journals can publish under the subscription model at no cost and make use of the Elsevier sharing policy.

Can anyone submit a paper to a journal?

Anyone can submit a paper to a journal. Author institutional affiliation rarely if ever plays a role in the peer-review and acceptance/rejection of a paper.

Is Springer Open reliable?

How much does Scopus cost?


Cost Subscription
Disciplines Life sciences; social sciences; physical sciences; health sciences
Record depth 41,462 indexed titles (2021)

Is Scopus free to publish?

Following a Scopus and free journal as your request. Publishing model- Open Access. There are NO PUBLICATION FEES (article processing charges or APCs) to publish with this journal.

What journals are free to publish?

Free Paper Publication

  • Journal of Modern Materials (Materials Science Journal)
  • Journal of Modeling and Simulation of Materials (Modeling & Simulation Journal)
  • Advanced Journal of Graduate Research (Bachelor / Master Degree Student’s Research Paper)
  • Advanced Nano Research (Nano Research Journal)