University of Passau joins OpenAPC

We welcome the University of Passau as new contributing institution!

Passau University Library operates the University's Open Access Publishing Funds and has kindly provided an initial data set on APC expenditures. Please note that this fund is not supported by the DFG's Open Access Publishing Programme, contrary to most German universities participating in OpenAPC.

Contact Person is Lisa Spindler.

Cost data

The initial data set covers publication fees for 6 articles published from 2016 to 2019. Total expenditure amounts to 6,816€ and the average fee is 1,136€.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 2 2945 1472
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) 1 1179 1179
Frontiers Media SA 1 233 233
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 1 1394 1394
Springer Nature 1 1065 1065

Average costs per publisher (in EURO)

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TU Clausthal reports its 2018 and 2019 APC expenditures

The TU Clausthal has updated its APC expenditures. The latest contribution provides data for the 2018 and 2019 periods.

The Library of Clausthal University of Technology is in charge of the University's Open Access Publishing Fund, which had been supported by the DFG under its Open-Access Publishing Programme until 2015.

Contact person is Silke Frank

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 26 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 32 056€ and the average fee is 1 233€.

The following table shows the payments the library of Clausthal University of Technology has made to publishers in 2018 and 2019.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 7 9833 1405
Carl Hanser Verlag 5 5831 1166
Elsevier BV 4 5491 1373
Springer Nature 3 4504 1501
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 2 2073 1036
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 1069 1069
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 1 1558 1558
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 1 265 265
Scientific Research Publishing, Inc. 1 242 242
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 1 1190 1190

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for TU Clausthal now looks as follows:

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per year (in EURO)

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GFZ Potsdam reports its 2019 APC expenditures

The Library Wissenschaftspark Albert Einstein has provided us with data on APC expenditures for the 2019 period at the GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences).

Contact person is Roland Bertelmann.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 59 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 114 588€ and the average fee is 1 942€.

The following table shows the payments the Library Wissenschaftspark Albert Einstein has made to publishers on behalf of the GFZ in 2019:

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Copernicus GmbH 19 31882 1678
MDPI AG 9 13022 1447
Springer Nature 8 17756 2220
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 3 13639 4546
Frontiers Media SA 3 5132 1711
Geological Society of America 3 8024 2675
American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2 2502 1251
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 2 3408 1704
AIP Publishing 1 1608 1608
American Chemical Society (ACS) 1 2111 2111
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 1 1816 1816
EDP Sciences 1 1071 1071
Elsevier BV 1 2570 2570
IOP Publishing 1 1488 1488
Oxford University Press (OUP) 1 2856 2856
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 1 1719 1719
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 1 2223 2223
Wiley-Blackwell 1 1761 1761

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the GFZ now looks as follows:

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per year (in EURO)

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Average costs per publisher (in EURO)

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