open-access payment for Acta Crystallographica Section E

1. Fee

The open-access fee for Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online is USD 165. The fee is used to meet the costs of peer review, of journal production, and of online hosting and archiving.

1.1. Waivers

Authors from developing countries may apply for their open-access fees to be waived. Waiver requests must be made before submission of an article to the journal.

1.2. Discounts

Authors whose institution has a full subscription to Acta Crystallographica Section C are eligible for a discount. In addition, discounts are available for advance payment of open-access fees in the form of prepayment vouchers.

2. When to pay

Payment is due on acceptance of an article for publication. Articles will only be published once payment has been received.

3. Who should pay?

The corresponding author is responsible for making the payment.

4. How to pay

Authors may pay by credit card, cheque or voucher. Please note that purchase order and invoicing arrangements are also available.

4.1.Credit card

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4.2. Cheque

Authors must complete the online cheque payment form and return a printout of the cheque payment form with their payment. Cheque payments must be received within 30 days of the manuscript being accepted for publication.

4.3. Vouchers

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5. Taxes

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