Current Prepayment Options, Offsetting Schemes and Open Access Memberships
Lancaster University has set up deposit accounts with some publishers, allowing prepayment of Article Processing Charges for UKRI research. These prepayment schemes are advantageous as they make gold OA payments easier and quicker to process and therefore enable your paper to be uploaded sooner. They also offer a small discount on each Article Processing Charge.
Lancaster University Library has deposited some of its UKRI funding into these prepayment schemes: