Publishing your academic journal may cost some charges it varies for every academic web publishing you would like to submit your work to. Most of reputable academic web publishing charges some cost to publish your work. There are some names to call this cost however the point is just the same which is publication’s fee. Some publishers demand high cost as it will impact the quality of their service e.g review and reputable publisher from http://220.127.116.11.
Two Publishing Types
Basically there are two publishing types nowadays. The first one is the traditional subscription fee for viewer and the latest one is the open access to cover these fee charges. In short it can be said that subscription based is where reader pay for subscription in order to read the journal. Meanwhile the open access one is those publishing models that require authors to pay for their own publication fees if they would like to make it an open access.
In order to publish your academic articles free charges some academic web publishing applies subscription-based system to cover publication fee. One of the reputable publishers is SAGE that publishes academic journal free cost but require reader or viewer to pay if they would like to subscribe in order to access the journal they would like to see.
Meanwhile in open access publisher method, authors are required to pay for their own publication fee. It is harsh to mention a general amount of cost needed article processing fee however it is roughly between 500 to 5000USD refer to Elsevier. As for PLoS in average it costs between 1495 to 2900USD for each published academic journals.
However it is best to first look for the reputable and trusted academic web publishing before initiating cost fee. To only publish your academic journal many of reputable and recommended academic web publishing did not charge any article publishing charges unless if you did not follow the guideline for free charger publishing in their rule.
Moreover there are predatory academic web publishing that takes advantage of desperate authors who would like to have their journals published. They ask for high publication fee with low quality of publication service. They are not reputable publisher and it might did not benefit author if they submit their journal there as the publisher is not trusted or disreputable. Therefore it is highly recommended to look for the right publisher first.