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Prepay Account

Prepay Account

This option is an advance payment system that allows institutions to deposit funds to cover the cost of open access publishing by their authors in any of BMJ’s journals. The article processing charge (minus your discount) is deducted from the account balance on acceptance of the article.

 

Benefits for institutions:
  • Institutions decide how much to pay upfront (£10k minimum)
  • Discount applied to APCs
  • Automated open access workflows and advanced reporting through dashboards – access your institution’s latest data anytime and from anywhere
  • Automatic reminders if/when an account top-up is required
  • Unused funds automatically roll over to the following year
  • Streamlines the administration of your institution’s open access output
  • Authors pay nothing – the agreement covers all publishing costs