New publication fee policy effective on July 1, 2016
Aerosol and Air Quality Research (AAQR) is published monthly as an open-access journal. As a nonprofit journal since 2001, AAQR has primarily been funded by the Taiwan Association for Aerosol Research and partially by Taiwan funding agencies, and it has not collected any fees from authors or readers. With the marked increase of manuscripts submitted and articles published in recent years, AAQR has decided to collect publication fees from the authors of accepted manuscripts to ensure the continuous offering of high-quality service, rapid publication, and unrestricted access to online papers.
Publication fee policy
Publication fees are valid for accepted articles submitted on or after July 1, 2016, and they apply to all types of article that have been accepted for publication in AAQR.The publication fees are determined according to the type of article and number of printed pages, as listed in the following table. The service taxes are included. The publication fees may be subject to periodic revisions, and the fee that is applied is the one that is valid at the time of article submission. Our charge per published article is among the lowest levied by any open-access journal (see the price list). The income will be used for peer review management, website management, journal production, open-access online publication, archiving papers, inviting review paper and awards.
Publication fees are waived if the first or corresponding authors are AAQR editors or board members. Publication fees are also waived for articles that are invited for publication by the Editors-in-Chief of AAQR. A discount may be applied for authors from countries that are characterized by the World Bank as low-income and lower-middle income. See the list of countries here.
On submission, the submitting author must confirm that he or she will pay the publication fees if the article is accepted for publication. The submitting author is responsible for the publication fee payment.
Payment can be made by credit card, PayPal, or bank transfer and should be completed immediately to expedite production and publication processes.