All sections and submission types within BAMS, with the exception of Letters to the Editor, Comments, and Replies, are subject to page charges. By submitting to BAMS it is expected that the author has funds reserved to honor these charges. With the exception of Explaining Extreme Events submissions, authors are required to complete the Initial Estimation Worksheet at initial submission and are required to complete the Publication Charge Form after acceptance.
Supplemental Material Charges
Manuscripts that include Supplemental Material will be billed an additional $50 fee to support the archiving of content.
Page Charges—Explaining Extreme Events
Explaining Extreme Events papers will be billed a flat fee of $975.
Page Charges—Meeting Summaries
Meeting Summaries will be billed at $50 per page.
Page Charges—All other submission types
So that all sectors of the Society can participate in publishing in BAMS, a low page charge is assessed for the first four printed pages.
BAMS encourages the use of color by authors and does not levy additional charges for color figures.
|Pages or media type||Charge|
|Pages 1–4||$105 per page|
|Pages 5–8||$290 per page|
|Pages 9+||$405 per page|
|Meeting Summaries||$50 per page|
|Supplemental Material (for full manuscripts submitted on or after 01/01/2022)||$50 per manuscript|
|Rich media files for BAMS Digital Edition||$20 per file|
|Color cover *||$2,150|
Reprints are available at an additional charge. All articles published in BAMS are available on AMS Journals Online. The BAMS portion of this online collection does not require a subscription and is open to all, providing even broader dissemination of the articles published in BAMS.
Articles are also part of the BAMS Digital Edition ,which offers members-only cover-to-cover online access to BAMS.
These forms must be opened and completed with Adobe Reader or Acrobat. If needed, you may download Adobe Reader for free. If you are having trouble downloading the forms below, please right-click or control-click on the link to the form and select "Save Link As."
BAMS Initial Estimation Worksheet
Required for new submissions
BAMS Publication Charge Form
Required after acceptance