Published 25 September 2020

Book processing charge (BPC)

The book processing charge (BPC) is a payment made to a publisher to cover the costs of publishing a book open access. Sometimes this will be covered by the author’s funding body or institution (Cambridge Core, n.d.).

The following toolkit article(s) mention(s) this glossary term:

Common myths about open access

How to choose a publisher for your open access book

Choosing a licence

Types of publishers and publishing services

Business models for open access book publishing

Eligibility criteria for grant applications

List of funding sources for open access books

Last edited on 25 September 2020, at 14:14 (+0000)