Memberships and Publishing Agreements

What kind of financial support is offered?
Discounts for publication fees/APC when publishing articles, including several publishing houses

How does it work?
- Author submits article to the publisher (don’t forget to indicate your affiliation!)
- Article is approved and published
- Discounted invoice is sent to the University Library

- Payment of the remaining amount (recommendation of the University Library):
using faculty funds or
using resources from the Publication Fund (application necessary!)

Linda Thomas
E-Mail: publikationsfondsuni-potsdamde
Phone: +49 (0)331 977-2517

Below, you can find a list of publishers that have agreements with the University Library which streamline the publication process and reduce publication costs for university members.

Invoices are sent directly to the University Library. For articles that are to be covered by authors from other institutions, correct classification must be ensured and the University Library must be informed in a timely manner.

Should you wish to make use of financial support from the Publication Fund, please fill out the corresponding request form Please make sure to thoroughly check the funding criteria to ensure a successful application. If the application is not approved, you will receive an invoice from the respective Dean's Office for the publication fees.

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Association for Computing (ACM)

BioMed Central (BMC) - terminated

Cambridge University Press (CUP)





Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)

Public Library of Science (PLOS)

Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) - terminated

Springer Nature

Taylor & Francis