Open Access

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Publishing open access

NPG Asia Materials is an open access journal: authors pay an article processing charge (APC) for their accepted articles to be open access online and freely accessible immediately upon publication, under a Creative Commons license.

The APC for all published papers is as follows, plus VAT or local taxes where applicable:

£2,570 (UK)
$3,790 (The Americas, China and Japan)
3,170 (Europe and rest of world)

Open Access Funding

To facilitate self-archiving, Springer Nature deposits open access articles in PubMed Central and Europe PubMed Central on publication. Authors are also permitted to post the final, published PDF of their article on a website, institutional repository or other free public server immediately on publication.

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