Price Setting Policy

Dr. D. Scientific Consulting publishes journal articles under business models†Open access articles whose publication is funded by payments that are made by authors, their institution, or funding bodies, commonly known as Article Processing Charges (APCs).

As an open-access publisher, which typically involves the payment of an article processing charge (APC), the company will also make their article immediately and freely available upon publication on the author-selected Journal, in perpetuity, with the license attached to it. The APC prices of the Dr. D. Scientific Consulting are set on a per-journal basis, with prices clearly displayed on journal homepages.

Adjustments in the APC prices of the Dr. D. Scientific Consulting are under regular review and are subject to change. We set APC prices based on the following criteria:

  • Journal quality;
  • The journalís editorial and technical processes;
  • Competitive considerations;
  • Market conditions;
  • Other revenue streams associated with the journal;
  • Free publications may also occur.