Biological Sciences

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Open Access Discounts

Several of the larger OA publishers ask authors to pay an article processing charge to cover the costs of publishing. Discounts to authors are available when an institution becomes a member of the publisher's program.

JHU authors can currently get a discount from

See this page for more information.

Writing Help

Writing, whether it's a 5-page term paper or an article for a professional journal, is a difficult task. Here are some guides that can help with different parts of the process.

Listed below are links to select, excellent university writing centers in the United States. They include guides to all aspects of the writing process, discussions of writing in different disciplines, and help with grammar and punctuation, citing sources, and more.

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What is Open Access by PHD Comics

Nick Shockey and Jonathan Eisen, with the gang at PHD Comics, explain Open Access for Open Access Week 2012.