Open Access publication funds
Information for authors on funding available for Open Access publishing and publisher discount schemes.
RCUK Open Access Fund
Research Council UK-funded researchers can apply to a central fund to pay for Open Access publication costs.
Charity Open Access Fund
Six UK medical research charities have established a block grant to meet open access article processing charges for research papers supported by them.
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science Open Access Fund
The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science (CAHSS) has generously allocated an annual fund of £10,000 to pay for article processing charges (APCs) to support CAHSS researchers wishing to publish in exclusively Open Access journals, and who have no research funding to cover these costs.
Publisher discount schemes
The Library on behalf of the University has signed up to a number of open access membership schemes with publishers. These institutional memberships give staff members at the University of Edinburgh a range of benefits and discounts on open access article processing charges.