PLos is increasing the fees charged to authors, but all UT authors are entitled to a 40% discount because UT is an
The Public Library of Science (PLoS), an open access publisher, is raising the publication fees charged to authors
“…..from $1,500 for PLoS’s flagship journals (PLoS Biology and PLoS Medicine) to $2,500, and to $2,000 for its other journals…. ” according to Peter Suber’s blog on 6/20 on Open Access News, which exerpted an article by David Secko, Author fee spikes at PLoS, TheScientist, June 19, 2006.
Please remember that UT is an institutional member, and as such, authors recieve a 40% discount on publishing costs.