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Open Access Publishing – Fee Waivers and Discounts

Open access (OA) refers to freely available, digital, online information. Open access scholarly literature is free of charge and often carries less restrictive copyright and licensing barriers than traditionally published works, for both the users and the authors.

The Texas Medical Center Library is exploring available licensing options that provide our local authors financial support to make their submitted articles open access. 

Below is our current list of STEM publishers who provide waived, or discounted, open access fees:


To learn more about OA benefits offered by the TMC Library, please see our  Scholarly Publishing Support LibGuide.