Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Obtaining a PLoS ONE fee waiver


From: PLOS invoices [authorbilling@plos.org]
Sent: Saturday, October 20, 2012 12:02 AM
To: Jan Halborg Jensen
Subject: Invoice : PAB57303
Dear Author,

Thank you for choosing to publish with PLoS - by now you will have received an email confirmation that your article "A Computational Methodology to Screen Activities of Enzyme Variants" PONE-D-12-07445 has been accepted for publication. Therefore, please find appended an invoice PAB57303 for this article.

Thank you for publishing with PLoS and congratulations on your upcoming publication!

Regards,

Author Billing Team

Public Library of Science

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From: Jan Halborg Jensen
Sent: Monday, October 22, 2012 10:12 AM
To: PLOS invoices
Subject: Re: Invoice : PAB57303
Dear Billing Team

I would like to request a waiver for the publication charges.

With best regards, Jan Jensen

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From: Author Billing [authorbilling@plos.org]
Sent: Saturday, October 27, 2012 5:25 PM
To: Jan Halborg Jensen
Subject: RE: Invoice : PAB57303
Greetings Dr. Jan Jensen,

Thank you for your message.  Yes, we can work with you to extend a partial or full fee waiver depending on financial circumstances.  Can you please advise us to reason for your waiver?

Looking forward,

xxx
Author Billing Team

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From: Jan Halborg Jensen
Sent: Monday, October 29, 2012 10:17 AM
To: Author Billing
Subject: Re: Invoice : PAB57303
Dear xxx

The grant supporting this work has expired while the mss was in review, a protracted process that started in early March, and involved waiting 4 month for the second round of reviews despite numerous inquiries to the editor!

Best regards, Jan

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From: Author Billing [authorbilling@plos.org]
Sent: Monday, October 29, 2012 6:50 PM
To: Jan Halborg Jensen
Subject: RE: Invoice : PAB57303
Greetings Dr. Jan Jensen,

Thank you for your message.  I’m sorry to hear about your protracted review process that you experienced.  We will grant you a full fee waiver given your grant expiration. 

We appreciate you choosing to make science open by publishing with PLOS.

xxx
Author Billing Team

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From: Author Billing [authorbilling@plos.org]
Sent: Monday, October 29, 2012 7:29 PM
To: Jan Halborg Jensen
Subject: RE: Invoice : PAB57303
Dear Author,

Invoice PAB57303 has been cancelled.

Thank you for publishing with PLOS.

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