Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) Publication Fee

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America Publication Charges

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America - Publication Fee PNAS has been at the forefront of scientific research for over a century. Established in 1914 as the flagship journal of the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS), PNAS is now one of the largest and most-cited multidisciplinary scientific journals in the world, with a global readership and more than 3,500 research articles published annually.   Why Submit to PNAS? Comprehensive scientific coverage PNAS publishes exceptional research in all branches of the Biological, Physical, and Social Sciences. Innovation often happens at the margins, and we are particularly interested in research that crosses disciplinary bounds, answers questions with broad scientific impact, or breaks new ground.   Broad scientific audience With one of the largest scientific audiences in the world, PNAS articles reach millions of top researchers each year. Our equitable access and open research programs further our mission to make scientific research accessible to all.   Rapid, high-quality peer review PNAS is edited by members of the NAS, a private, nonprofit society of distinguished scholars. Scientists are elected by their peers to membership in the NAS for outstanding contributions to research. Nearly 500 members of the NAS have won Nobel Prizes. The NAS is committed to furthering science in America, and its members are active contributors to the international scientific community. On average, a full review

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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America Publication Fee

Article Processing Charges

PNAS depends, in part, on the payment of article processing charges (APCs) to finance its operations. Papers are accepted or rejected for publication and published solely on the basis of merit. For articles that publish beginning with volume 119, PNAS is introducing a simplified APC and license structure that removes dependency on article length.

Regular research articles:

  APC Available Licenses
Delayed Open Access $2,575 CC BY-NC-ND
Immediate Open Access $4,975 for corresponding authors from institutions with current-year site licenses (compared to our $5,475 regular fee) CC BY-NC-ND or CC BY

Brief Report articles: $2,275 per article with either a CC BY or CC BY-NC-ND license. All Brief Report articles are immediately open access upon publication.

All PNAS articles, regardless of their license, are free within 6 months of publication.









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