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Article Processing Charges (APCs): Microbiology Society

A guide to assist with the understanding of how Article Processing Charges (APCs) advance Open Access Publishing. The guide also covers Transformative Agreements with certain publishers

Transformative Agreements @Rhodes

Non- SANLiC Transformative Deal for RU Individual subscription to Journal of General Virology (Microbiology Society) 

Microbiology Society 2023 Publish and Read Package gives unlimited publishing for authors in any Microbiology Society Journals without incurring any publishing charges. (License will be signed in 2023) RU will pay for the subscription to the Journal of General Virology R xx.


Unlimited publishing for RU authors without additional publishing charges in the following journals:


  • Microbiology (OA from 2023)
  • Journal of General Virology
  • Journal of Medical Microbiology
  • Microbial Genomics (OA)
  • Access Microbiology (OA)
  • International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology

The allocated free Article Processing Charges (APCs) and Tokens for this Transformative Agreement are managed by the Research Office.

Contact the Research Office for your APC and Token queries

Read more: RUL Scholarly Communication: Transformative agreements