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Fees and funding

Article-processing charges

Open access publishing is not without costs. Life Sciences, Society and Policy therefore levies an article-processing charge of £755.00/$1180.00/€960.00 for each article accepted for publication, plus VAT or local taxes where applicable.

If the corresponding author's institution participates in our open access membership program, some or all of the publication cost may be covered (more details available on the membership page). We routinely waive charges for authors from low-income countries. For other countries, article-processing charge waivers or discounts are granted on a case-by-case basis to authors with insufficient funds. Authors can request a waiver or discount during the submission process. For further details, see our article-processing charge page.

BMC provides a free open access funding support service to help authors discover and apply for article processing charge funding. Visit our OA funding and policy support page to view our list of research funders and institutions that provide funding for APCs, and to learn more about our email support service.

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2017 Journal Metrics

This journal is indexed by

    • MEDLINE
    • PubMed​​​​​​​
    • SCOPUS
    • SCImago
    • PubMedCentral
    • Google Scholar
    • DOAJ
    • EBSCO Academic Search
    • EBSCO TOC Premier
    • OCLC
    • ProQuest Agricultural & Environmental Science Database
    • ProQuest Biological Science Database
    • ProQuest Central
    • ProQuest Health Management Database
    • ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection
    • ProQuest Natural Science Collection
    • ProQuest Public Health Database
    • ProQuest Research Library
    • Summon by ProQuest
    • The Philosopher's Index


Need help with APC funding?

We offer a free open access support service to make it easier for you to discover and apply for article-processing charge (APC) funding. 

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