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Open Access Publishing in Springer Computer Science Proceedings

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Open access proceedings papers benefit from all of the usual advantages available to Springer's computer science proceedings.

  • All proceedings are available electronically in PDF, EPUB and HTML formats through our digital library SpringerLink 
  • All proceedings are submitted to the main indexing services such as Scopus, ISI Web of Science, EI Engineering, DBLP and Google Scholar
Open access publishing in Springer computer science proceedings

As with all Springer computer science publications, open access proceedings volumes are available as PDFs and in full-text HTML, as EPUBs.

There are two open access options available for open access publishing in computer science proceedings

  • Individual open access papers in a regular volume (open choice)
  • Entire open access volumes

Authors interested in open access for their papers (open choice) should inform their conference contact as soon as possible. Special CC BY Licence-to-Publish forms should be obtained from These should be signed and the full invoicing address should be provided as soon as possible. This information has to be available before the start of the publication process.

More information about open access publishing at Springer

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The table below shows you the open access fees for contributions to be published in one of the following series or subseries: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI), Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS), Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (LNICST), and IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology (IFIP AICT), formerly known as the IFIP Series.



Open access (up to 200 pages*)




Open Choice (up to 40 pages*)




*For papers longer than 40 pages or volumes longer than 200 pages, please contact our editorial offices.

We offer print copies at a significantly reduced rate compared with non-OA books.

*Volume Editors of IFIP-AICT or IFIP-LNCS volumes should please contact for more details on prices.

If the entire book is to be published in open access mode, then we require one single invoicing address for the open access fees.

All prices are net prices.

Prices are subject to change.

How to publish

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    Volume editor information

    Perform editor’s tasks effective and efficiently.
    Instruction files, scheduling, LaTeX & Word files templates, and more tools.

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    Author information

    Springer's guidelines and technical instructions for the preparation of your contribution to a proceedings volume.

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    LNCS and related series are covered by numerous services, such as CPCI, DBLP and ACM Digital Library.