20 universities have now entered into an Institutional Arrangement with PeerJ

San Francisco, 11th February 2014 – PeerJ (the award winning open access publisher of both PeerJ PrePrints and PeerJ) is pleased to announce that with the addition of Stanford University, twenty universities have now signed up to provide PeerJ Publication Plans to their faculty. Authors from these institutions will have their publication plans automatically paid for them, using funds centrally provided by their library.

In addition to these 20 universities, numerous others have committed to supporting Open Access charges in some form, and many of them also have public pages on PeerJ.

Peter Binfield, Co-Founder of PeerJ said that “as we approach the one year anniversary of having published our first articles, a milestone which we celebrate tomorrow, it is a great sign that so many world class institutions appreciate the PeerJ model to the extent that they have chosen to support their researchers in this way”.

For the price of just one year of access to just one subscription journal (or a single open access publication fee at many other publishers) universities can fund the lifetime publication plans for a large number of their faculty.

The current universities with a PeerJ arrangement are:

Arizona State University

Carnegie Mellon University

Colorado State University

Duke University

Emory University

Kansas University

Nottingham University

Oregon State University

Stanford University

Texas A&M University

Trinity University

University College London

University of Arizona

University of Birmingham

University of California Berkeley

University of Cambridge

University of Glasgow

University of Manitoba

University of New Mexico

University of Newfoundland