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Article Processing Charges
Below are the Article Processing Charges (APCs) for F1000Research.*
Article Type Charge
Research Articles; Method Articles; Study Protocols; Reviews; Systematic Reviews US $1000
Clinical Practice Articles; Software Tool Articles; Observation Articles; Opinion Articles; Research Notes US $500
Data Notes, Case Reports; Correspondence US $250 #
* UK customers will also be subject to pay VAT on these fees.
These fees include up to 1 GB of data.
# The fee of US $250 includes up to 1 MB of data; for up to 1 GB of data, we will need to charge an additional US $200 to cover the storage costs.
In all cases, we can handle much larger datasets but we will need to charge extra to cover the storage costs involved; contact us to discuss your requirements and the options available.
Pre-pay membership packages are also available for institutions which include various levels of discount on the individual article fees listed above – for enquiries, please contact
Revised and Update articles
Authors can publish one or more new versions of a published article at no extra charge. A revised version is usually published in response to points raised during the peer-review process; an update is a new version that reflects small developments in the research since publication.
Discounts and waivers
Our referees will receive a 50% discount on anything submitted within the ensuing 12 months.
Articles submitted as part of an F1000Research Article Collection will receive a 20% discount for all article types.
Registered users on our core F1000Prime service (i.e. those with personal subscriptions or based at subscribing institutes) will receive a 10% discount.
F1000Posters depositors will receive a 50% discount.
Charges are payable once the article has been accepted for publishing (i.e. following successful completion of our pre-publication checks). We will consider individual full or partial waiver requests on a case-by-case basis in situations where there is a lack of funds. Additionally, we adhere to HINARI/AGORA to give full or partial waivers to authors from low-income countries.
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