June 30, 2016: The UC Pay-It-Forward Project has concluded and the final report is now available. The project’s bibliography is also available. Data files are available from the UC Dash data repository.
The previous version of the final report is here
July 22, 2016: The UC Pay-It-Forward Model Calculation Tool (MCT) is an excel-based for estimating an institution’s article processing charges under various conditions. A guide to the tool is also available.
July 11, 2015: We have completed the author survey from phase one of the project. The survey instrument can be seen here Pay It Forward Survey Questionnaire. We will post the survey results soon.