Author Billing

A Publisher-Branded Ecommerce Tool for Fee Collections

An article processing charge (APC) or publication fee is a necessary requirement for most publishing programs. KGL’s publisher-branded ecommerce tool allows the collection of fees integrated directly into your composition workflow. We have a 93% collection rate with our Author Billing services. Eliminate delays waiting for fee collection with this full-feature user-friendly storefront to complete all transactions.

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Fees Processed

  • Author Fees
  • Open Access
  • Reprints and ePrints
  • Memberships

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Features and Functionality

APCs. Extended waivers processing to include APC charges.

Templates. Added new letter templates for gratis eprints to clearly distinguish them from regular Reprint and ePrint orders.

Secure Access. We provide the author with a URL and require a username and password for access to the site.

Secure Payments. KGL does not store any credit card information. All payment data is stored on Authorized.Net servers, ensuring PCI compliance. Or funds can be directly deposited into your account, giving you ultimate control over your finances.

Flexible Pricing. You can select from multiple pricing models: a straightforward flat fee or a more intricate pricing structure that suits your specific needs.

Discounts. Discounts can be related to member status or associations with external institutions (such as Wellcome Trust or affiliated societies).

Billing Options. We offer several payment methods and also allow for split payments among multiple authors.

Expand Payment Processing. Author Billing attempts collection for 90 days following publication. It is possible to extend collection up to 120 days.

Account Access. Publishers can access their invoice history and generate reports.

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