Proceedings Publishing Fees Information
It has been a long-standing tradition that the ISCB has covered the publishing fees for ISMB/ECCB Proceedings, but not for other meetings. It seems appropriate that we standardize the publishing offers across all ISCB conferences. By doing so we also align our strategy with that of many other conference organizers. We therefore are asking all authors of accepted Proceedings papers to cover the publication fee for their paper themselves if they are able to do so. For this purpose, we have negotiated a publication fee of $700 for ISMB-ECCB 2021. This is a very substantial reduction from the publication fees customary for OUP journals.
Proceedings publications are part of an online-only special issue of Bioinformatics and are open access (CC-BY), fully citable, and indexed by Medline and ISI. See the conference proceedings for ISMB 2020 for an example of online-only publication by Oxford University Press.