DC Principles for Free Access to Science

The Washington, DC Principles for Free Access to Science is a coalition of 49 not-for-profit scientific, technical, and medical publishers that publish 110 scholarly journals. The coalition speaks for more some 610,000 scientists and researchers through the following organizations:

American Academy of Pediatrics,
American Association for Cancer Research,
American Association for Clinical Chemistry,
American Cancer Society,
American College of Chest Physicians,
American College of Nutrition, American College of Physicians,
American Dairy Science Association,
American Diabetes Association,
American Physiological Society,
American Psychiatric Publishing,
American Roentgen Ray Society,
American Society of Animal Science,
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,
American Society for Clinical Investigation,
American Society for Clinical Nutrition,
American Society for Investigative Pathology,
American Society for Microbiology,
American Society for Nutritional Sciences,
American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics,
American Society of Clinical Oncology,
American Society of Hematology, American Society of Hematology,
American Society of Nephrology,
American Society of Plant Biologists, Association for Molecular Pathology, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology,
Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities, Biophysical Society,
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press,
Company of Biologists, Limited,
European Molecular Biology Organisation,
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology,
Genetics Society of America, Harvey Whitney Books,
The Histochemical Society,
Project HOPE,
Protein Society, Radiological Society of North America,
Royal College of Psychiatrists, Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, Society for Leukocyte Biology,
Society for the Study of Reproduction, Society of National Association Publications, Society of Nuclear Medicine,
Society of Surgical Oncology,
The Botanical Society of America,
The Endocrine Society,
The Physiological Society, and
The Rockefeller University Press.


Nearly 800,000 articles are published online each year, of which some 447,000 are free. For more information log on to www.dcprinciples.org.