Journal Charges and Copyright
Oxford Medical Case Reports is an open access journal and relies upon open access fees for its operation.
For all papers, an open access fee will be charged as below:
Regular charge (per article): £250 / $475 / €375
List B Developing country reduced charge* - £125 / $238 / €188
List A Developing country waived charge* - £0 / $0 / €0
*Visit our Developing Countries page for a list of qualifying countries.
Orders from UK will be subject to a 20% VAT charge. For orders from the rest of the EU, we will assume that the service is provided for business purposes, please provide a VAT number for yourself or your institution and ensure you account for your own local VAT correctly.
OMCR does not apply any additional charges, for example, colour or excess pages. You can pay open access charges using our Author Services site (details circulated after acceptance). This will enable you to pay online with a credit/debit card, or request an invoice by email or post. Only in extremely exceptional circumstances will charges be waived. All accepted papers are freely available to everybody online, upon publication, without the barrier of paid subscription to access them.
Articles are published under Creative Commons licences. Authors publishing in the Oxford Medical Case Reports can use the Creative Commons Non-Commercial licence (CC-BY-NC).
More information about the Creative Commons licences
Author Loyalty Discount
Oxford Medical Case Reports offers an Author Loyalty Discount. Qualifying authors who publish a paper in the journal will receive a 15% discount on the open access fee (also known as the Article Processing Charge or APC) when publishing a second paper in the journal within 12 months. The discount is awarded to qualifying authors when using the online payment system.
Full details and terms