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Open Access Key is a global organisation and is establishing partnerships with publishers around the world. The OAK platform is delivering a unique alternative for individual publishers creating, building and maintaining their own payment systems.

You may be an established publisher with your own financial payment systems and wondering what OAK can deliver for you? There are a number of answers to that.

The Key Benefits

Firstly, the OAK System can either work alongside or begin to replace your current back office author payment system.

You can run all your existing membership schemes and university or funders accounts seamlessly via the OAK system

Your company will benefit from the latest in payment technology and continue to benefit from the developments OAK makes to the platform. For example - one of the functions we have built into the new system is the ability for authors to split their payments amongst their collaborators – this was a particular request from Universities with OA funds who were discovering that as they were the “easy hit” in terms of processing the publication fee they were made financially responsible for many papers their authors were minor contributors. With OAK, the bill can now be shared amongst collaborating authors in a more appropriate fashion.

Your authors, contributors, partner universities and funders are seeking a management tool which dramatically reduces their financial management and internal communication time, effort and cost.

They believe by encouraging and adopting a workflow which improves their user experience and saves them money, this will help accelerate the growth amongst authors participating in OA publishing.

OAK can deliver these requirements, and your organisation will benefit both in terms of increased submissions and the subsequent financial gains.

Open Access Key is a global company. Our aim is to quietly and efficiently deliver excellent services which we believe will save you costs and also help increase your revenues.

If you are a publisher and would like to hear more about how OAK can help you, please send an email to inbox@openaccesskey.com