Publication Charges and Offprints
Following the acceptance
of papers in for publication in IMS journals, the IMS
Executive Director will contact authors regarding copyright
transfers, page funding and paper offprints.
All authors are required to submit a signed copyright transfer form. The IMS must receive the signed Agreement before the manuscript can be scheduled for publication.
Payment of some or all of the estimated publication charges associated
with an article is voluntary. The editorial review of articles and
administration of publicaiton charges are separate activities.
Manuscripts are reviewed and accepted prior to soliciting publication
IMS encourages authors to use available grant or institutional funds
to contribute to publication charges. Funds from publication charges
go to support IMS journals directly by allowing the IMS to keep
subscription prices low, provide open electronic access to some
journals, and to archive most journal articles in an open access
repository ArXiv. Publication charges are billed at: $950 for articles
in any Print/Gated Electronic Access journal; $550 for articles
appearing in an Open Electronic Access journal; $100 for any
discussion in any journal. Partial payment (in any amount) of
publication charges will be gratefully accepted if full payment is not
Partial payment (in any amount) of publication charges will be
gratefully accepted if full payment is not possible.
Every corresponding author will receive a pdf file via email of the final article. Paper offprints may be purchased by using the IMS offprint purchase
web page below.
IMS-StatLib Author Agreement Form
If you are an author for an article in the Annals of Applied
Statistics and you plan to post supplements to your article. Please
read and sign this form.