Growth in key Metrics for Plan S progress for expanding the percentage Open Access article publication in hybrid journals
and meet Plan S progress milestones
Hybrid Subscription Prices
lowered to prevent double-dipping in accord with Plan S guidance (using models from the Royal Society and methodology from Tasha Mellins-Cohen
CSHL Press – APC fees Expense breakout
transparency for these costs as proposed by Plan S
please note that CSHLP fees are among the lowest for journals of similar quality from both for-profit and non-profit publishers
CSHL and CSHL Press have been firmly committed and engaged in fostering the growth of open access communication for many years in several key ways
as stewards of core peer-reviewed research journals in biology, molecular biology, genetics and related disciplines
as founders of bioRxiv and medRxiv preprint servers for researchers to communicate, comment and share their research in advance of peer-review (and as a submission portal to more than 250 journal from more than 95 publishers worldwide
Hybrid Pricing for CSHLP Research Journal Subscriptions
2023 prices were adjusted to reflect increase in OA content vs non-OA
using comparative “3-year period” model suggested by Royal Society
All journals saw growth in OA % which helped reduce subscription increases
All journals saw growth in OA % which helped moderate subscription prices
As reflected in the data below CSHLP hybrid titles will have a price increase of no more than 2% in 2023.
2023 pricing reflects application of the OA vs non-OA growth as noted, the principles outlined in “Price Transparency” combined with the 2022 inflation rate of 7%, which is the benchmark used by many STEM publishers (from the US Department of Commerce (January 2022).
APC prices are consistent across all CSHLP research titles. Expenses are, on average, also consistent for each title and are detailed in the chart below.