Pricing plans

ARPHA's transparent cost structure offers a variety of pricing models and operational plans to match a wide range of budgets and technological requirements.

High-level groups of Tools & services (for a detailed description of the platform and services, please see the table below)
Website design & setup of end-to-end journal publishing platform 
Submission and pre-review management system 
Peer review and editorial management system 
Production management system 
Copy editing & light-weight language editing 
Typesetting & proofreading services 
Conversion and publication of full-text article in HTML & XML 
PDF publishing services 
Hosting, indexing & archiving 
Distribution & dissemination 
Usage  and management statistics 
Journal promotion package 
Journal development support 
Integration with ARPHA Preprints platform
ONE-TIME SETUP FEE: Website & platform standard technical setup (Individual website design, logo, article layout, cover, social media profiles, etc.)
€ 1,500
€ 1,500
€ 1,500
€ 1,500
EXEMPLAR TOTAL ANNUAL COST PER JOURNAL (up to 25 published articles per year) 1,2
€ 30
€ 5,500
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DOI registration & online publication
XML conversion of article metadata (i.e. journal title, ISSN, publication date, authors, article abstract, DOI, copyright license information and others)
Metadata export in 12+ machine-readable formats
Publication in PDF
Special issues & article collections
One-stop API end-point for automated indexing & archiving in 40+ international databases
Article sharing & distribution tool
Email alert subscription tool
Post-publication comments & reviews
Article download & citation count tool
Basic technical support & online handbook
Journal performance statistics
Regular pop-up reminders for users to update their expertise
Direct subject editor application form
White-label publishing model (under own logo and imprint)
Bilingual platform & journal's website (ON SPECIAL ORDER)
Print-on-demand of article reprints or journal issues (OPTIONAL)
Training for the editors on how to start working with the platform (4 hours)
iThenthicate plagiarism checking tool
Review quality rating (optional)
Current and past workload statistics for reviewers and subject editors
Data publishing, DOI & metadata for supplementary data files
Full-text, long-term archiving in international repositories
Automated two-way link at Crossref between ARPHA Preprint and associated published articles
Altmetrics, Dimensions, Publons, ReviewerCredits & ScienceOpen integration
Integration with OA Switchboard
Contributor Role Taxonomy (CRediT) integration
Custom domain name
Consultancy & support in journal indexing & archiving in 30+ international databases
Consultancy & support in journal marketing & promotion
APC collecting & accounting (OPTIONAL)
Copy editing by native English speakers
Typesetting & proofreading to final PDF
Full-text conversion, semantic enrichment & publication in HTML, JATS XML and PDF
Full-text XML harvesting and text mining via API
Inclusion of open citations in the articles' machine-readable metadata
Text annotation via
Assignment of DOIs to each individual image (optional)
Sub-article-level usage metrics (for separate figures, tables & supplementary materials)
Journal promotion package (2 PR  campaigns per year, support in social media promotion, journal flyer)
Extensive marketing & promotional support (4 PR campaigns per year, social media maintenance, marketing collateral, journal presentation slides, journal Media centre)
Annual report & recommendations on journal's performance, promotion, and management
Semi-annual report & recommendations on journal's performance, promotion, and management

Feel free to ask for a quote and learn more about ARPHA's business plans for academic journals, as well as for open access books and conference outputs through the form below.

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