PSSJ provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
PSSJ does neither require article processing charges (APCs) nor article submission charges. The journals applies a fee of 150 Euro for each accepted paper for publication after the positive peer review process .
What does an APC cover?
As well as permanent, immediate, and worldwide access to the full article text the APC covers: Editorial work: peer review, administrative support, commissioning content, journal development. Technical infrastructure and innovation: development, maintenance and operation of online journal system and websites. Production of articles and full journal: formatting and mark-up of articles, inclusion in indexing services. Marketing of journal and content: making sure readers and authors know about the work published in the title Customer service: responding to authors and readers.