Getting started

We work with publishers of all sizes. Please review the information below then request a Portico Publication License Agreement from publisher.relations@portico.org, or call us at +1-609-986-2222.

We’ll need samples of your content; please review our guidelines for journals and e-books before submitting. Once approved, you’ll be required to agree to deposit your source files in a timely manner and to let us know whether we can provide post-cancellation access in the archive on your behalf.

Fees

E-journals

Annual fees for e-journals are based on total journal revenues (print and electronic subscriptions, licensing, and advertising, as well as article processing charges and other revenue streams for OA content ) as follows:

Annual journals revenue Annual archive contribution
>$200 million $81,960
$100-200 million $54,635
$50-100 million $27,320
$10-50 million $16,440
$5-10 million $5,460
$1-5 million $2,735
$500k-1 million $1,085
$250-500k $500
$0-250k $250

E-books

Annual fees for e-books are based on total e-book revenues (electronic subscriptions, sales, licensing, and advertising) as follows:

Annual e-book revenue Annual archive contribution
$10-50 million $15,000
$5-10 million $10,000
$1-5 million $7,500
$500k-1 million $5,000
$250-500k $2,500
<$250k $1,000

There is also a one-time setup fee for e-books assessed based on metadata format and complexity of the complexity of the content. The fee covers the writing of a transformation tool to convert your metadata to Portico’s format.

Digital collections

Financial contributions for digital collections by publishers are determined after we review sample content.

Email us at publisher.relations@portico.org or give us call at +1-609-986-2222 to get started.