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Web Ecology An open-access peer-reviewed journal

Article processing charges (APCs)

Web Ecology is committed to the open-access model of publishing. This ensures free web access to the results of research and maximum visibility for published papers. However, it requires the author or a supporting institution to pay the costs of the review process, typesetting, web publication, and long-term archiving. These article processing charges (APCs) are categorized according to the submitted material and levied for the publication of the final journal paper.


Price per Page Description
Category 1 currently waived LaTeX submissions using the Copernicus Publications LaTeX Package
Category 2 currently waived Word submissions using the Copernicus Publications Word Template
Category 3 currently waived LaTeX submissions causing higher expenditure of work due to any LaTeX style and/or difficulties with tables/figures
Category 4 currently waived Word submissions causing higher expenditure of work due to any Word style and/or difficulties with tables/figures
English language copy-editing is included in the article processing charges.


What is included in the article processing charges?

  • all online tools for authors and reviewers
  • professional processing of figures
  • typesetting, editing, and formatting in PDFLaTeX
  • English language copy-editing
  • immediate open-access publication of each article
  • article alert service
  • inclusion in the Copernicus Online Library
  • indexing in international scientific databases and reference services
  • long-term e-archiving via Portico and CLOCKSS as well as printed archiving via copyright libraries worldwide
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