MRS and Cambridge University Press are pleased to offer an Open Access option for all MRS publications, with a discounted Article Processing Charge (APC) for MRS members.
APC for MRS members: $1575
APC for non-members: $2980
To request Open Access publication, or to find out more information, contact Kirby Morris, Editorial and Production Associate, firstname.lastname@example.org or Ellen Kracht, MRS Publications Manager, email@example.com.
For an understanding of the process once you have requested Open Access publication, please refer to this downloadable description here of how your request is processed.
Click here for information on Open Access within Cambridge University Press.
Furthermore, Cambridge University Press has made a number of Read and Publish agreements to support Gold Open Access publishing in MRS and Cambridge journals for publicly financed research articles.
The ‘Publish’ element covers the Article Processing Charges (APCs) for authors from affiliated institutions who wish to publish in our hybrid Open Access journals, depending on the agreement. Under the ‘Read’ element, affiliated institutions are granted access to MRS and Cambridge University Press’ journals.
To check if you're eligible to publish under this model with your institutional affiliation, please see our Read and Publish agreements page.
Click here for definitions of the Creative Commons Licenses included in Open Access publication. You must choose one of these licenses will apply to your work.