Agreement with PLOS Waives or Reduces Publishing Fees

Big Ten PLOS

Under a new publishing agreement between the Public Library of Science (PLOS) and the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA), UWM authors are eligible to participate in PLOS’s Community Action Publishing (CAP) Program. The agreement allows BTAA researchers and others to publish in PLOS Biology and PLOS Medicine with waived or reduced fees.

UWM authors with articles accepted in PLOS Biology or PLOS Medicine between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2023 are eligible to benefit from this agreement. All articles are immediately Open Access and are availably globally to read at no charge.

For more information, please see the news release on the UW-Madison Libraries’ website.

Please contact Svetlana Korolev ( with any questions about UWM’s participation in the BTAA PLOS publishing agreement.