Our mission is to give the academic community a unique and exciting publishing experience with the tools that it wants.

Lifetime Memberships

We started memberships because it shouldn't cost thousands to publish Open Access. If you publish frequently then see how you can benefit from a membership.

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PeerJ offers low-cost article-processing charges and discounts for reviewers. Plus, it is currently free to publish in our PeerJ Chemistry journals.

PeerJ APC fees start at $1,095 and discounts provided for active reviewers.

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Institutional plans

Save on open access publishing fees for your institution with PeerJ. When your researchers come to us they'll be able to utilize discounted pre-paid plans quickly through automatic verification or manual approval.

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Supporting the community.
We're giving back.

Each year we support dozens of academic and community events - small, large, innovative or traditional. Find out more about the PeerJ Awards Program here

Tools for the community. We've open sourced code.

We build open source tools helpful to both academics (e.g. Paper Now) and general software development professionals.

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Get involved. Give a little time - get a lot back.

We need your help to make Open Access more affordable and easier for everyone. Volunteer to review with our reviewer matching service or spread the word in your department or community.

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