University of Tuebingen reports its 2017 APC expenditures

The Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2017 period.

Tübingen University Library is in charge of the University's Open Access Publishing Fund, which is supported under the DFG's Open Access Publishing Programme.

Contact person is Ute Grimmel-Holzwarth.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 195 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 300 042€ and the average fee is 1 539€.

The following table shows the payments Tübingen University Library has made to publishers in 2017.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 58 95180 1641
Frontiers Media SA 37 65437 1769
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 34 47016 1383
MDPI AG 9 10904 1212
Elsevier BV 7 8274 1182
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 5 9119 1824
S. Karger AG 5 7575 1515
BMJ 4 5422 1355
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 3 5593 1864
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 3 4879 1626
IOP Publishing 3 4177 1392
OMICS Publishing Group 3 3969 1323
PeerJ 3 3506 1169
SAGE Publications 3 2881 960
Bern Open Publishing 2 1095 547
Copernicus GmbH 2 3195 1598
JMIR Publications Inc. 2 3237 1618
Oxford University Press (OUP) 2 4023 2012
The Company of Biologists 2 3123 1561
Austin Publications 1 2012 2012
Dove Medical Press Ltd. 1 1883 1883
FapUNIFESP (SciELO) 1 628 628
Impact Journals, LLC 1 1683 1683
Resilience Alliance, Inc. 1 1291 1291
Sci Forschen, Inc. 1 796 796
The Royal Society 1 1714 1714
Wiley-Blackwell 1 1432 1432

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for Tübingen 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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Additional Wellcome Trust/COAF data (2016-2017) included

In 2014 the Wellcome Trust started to make APC expenditures of the COAF publicly available. The most recent data set has now been processed and added to OpenAPC's data collection.

About the dataset

The dataset contributed by the Wellcome Trust contains information on publication fees covering a time span from October 2016 to September 2017 (OpenAPC treats this data as having all been processed in the 2017 period).

Cost Data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 1,170 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 2 715 312€ and the average fee is 2 321€.

The following table shows the payments COAF has made to publishers in 2017 (including taxes and discounts).

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Elsevier BV 245 684505 2794
Springer Nature 195 417806 2143
Wiley-Blackwell 179 391555 2187
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 96 151130 1574
Oxford University Press (OUP) 91 230551 2534
BMJ 65 150094 2309
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 35 113895 3254
Informa UK Limited 19 21421 1127
American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (ASBMB) 17 27736 1632
American Chemical Society (ACS) 14 35703 2550
Impact Journals, LLC 14 36371 2598
The Company of Biologists 13 35831 2756
Frontiers Media SA 12 16654 1388
SAGE Publications 11 10164 924
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 10 23726 2373
Society for Neuroscience 10 28199 2820
The Royal Society 10 16733 1673
Portland Press Ltd. 8 16877 2110
The Endocrine Society 8 23805 2976
American Society for Microbiology 7 16754 2393
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press 6 11448 1908
American Physiological Society 5 9454 1891
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 5 6755 1351
Informa Healthcare 5 10917 2183
IOP Publishing 5 11707 2341
Johns Hopkins University Press 5 12711 2542
Mary Ann Liebert Inc 5 13612 2722
MyJove Corporation 5 16182 3236
EMBO 4 13129 3282
JMIR Publications Inc. 4 6973 1743
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 4 7492 1873
American Psychological Association (APA) 3 10597 3532
British Institute of Radiology 3 7575 2525
Future Science, LTD 3 10529 3510
Genetics Society of America 3 5579 1860
International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 3 4337 1446
MDPI AG 3 4521 1507
Royal College of Psychiatrists 3 10329 3443
S. Karger AG 3 9591 3197
The American Association of Immunologists 3 5982 1994
American Society for Clinical Investigation 2 6286 3143
American Society for Nutrition 2 9678 4839
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2 7583 3792
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2 3162 1581
Future Medicine Ltd 2 4917 2458
Microbiology Society 2 4440 2220
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2 3838 1919
Royal College of General Practitioners 2 5509 2754
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 1 2450 2450
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 1 1067 1067
American Diabetes Association 1 1722 1722
American Physical Society (APS) 1 2465 2465
American Society for Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) 1 2788 2788
American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 1 2845 2845
American Speech Language Hearing Association 1 2386 2386
BioScientifica 1 1859 1859
Edinburgh University Global Health Society 1 402 402
European Respiratory Society (ERS) 1 1717 1717
FASEB 1 5072 5072
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 1 2312 2312
Paris Legal Publishers 1 964 964
Schattauer GmbH 1 2334 2334
Shared Science Publishers OG 1 588 588

With the recent contributions included, the overall APC data for the Wellcome Trust which has been added to OpenAPC up to this point 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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Jisc collections data for 2017 ingested

Jisc Collections has been gathering and releasing data on APC payments made by UK higher education institutions (HEIs).

Aggregated data for the last year has been made available recently and is now included into OpenAPC.

Since the data format employed by Jisc differs from the OpenAPC standard in several ways, a comprehensive pre- and postprocessing had to be conducted. The README in the Jisc data folder provides more details.

New ingestion

The ingested data covers publication fees for 13,306 articles published by UK institutions. Total expenditure amounts to 30 942 629€ and the average fee is 2 325€.

The following table shows a breakdown, grouped by publishers.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Elsevier BV 3075 9407944 3059
Springer Nature 2194 4700353 2142
Wiley-Blackwell 1408 3199029 2272
Oxford University Press (OUP) 617 1473633 2388
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 518 915479 1767
American Chemical Society (ACS) 485 1331837 2746
Frontiers Media SA 442 868157 1964
BMJ 417 845192 2027
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 391 645413 1651
Informa UK Limited 368 314048 853
IOP Publishing 277 450801 1627
MDPI AG 216 280710 1300
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 208 325502 1565
American Geophysical Union (AGU) 168 340127 2025
The Royal Society 167 321833 1927
Optical Society of America (OSA) 160 396857 2480
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 135 503296 3728
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 132 308810 2339
SAGE Publications 116 80765 696
Copernicus GmbH 111 185024 1667
AIP Publishing 92 192241 2090
American Society for Microbiology 86 216872 2522
American Physical Society (APS) 80 179858 2248
The Company of Biologists 72 224914 3124
Portland Press Ltd. 59 124879 2117
American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (ASBMB) 58 111725 1926
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 58 82310 1419
Society for Neuroscience 55 175930 3199
Impact Journals, LLC 53 172647 3257
eLife Sciences Publications, Ltd 51 130500 2559
JMIR Publications Inc. 44 97469 2215
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 42 149679 3564
Dove Medical Press Ltd. 39 66333 1701
The Endocrine Society 36 111690 3102
Genetics Society of America 35 72515 2072
American Physiological Society 33 65802 1994
Microbiology Society 31 62994 2032
American Psychological Association (APA) 29 117844 4064
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press 27 65562 2428
EMBO 27 94746 3509
Rockefeller University Press 27 139531 5168
American Meteorological Society 26 38517 1481
American Astronomical Society 25 34756 1390
The American Association of Immunologists 24 76532 3189
Ubiquity Press, Ltd. 24 11841 493
American Society for Clinical Investigation 21 79171 3770
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 21 35603 1695
Royal College of Psychiatrists 19 53203 2800
American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) 17 52297 3076
Mary Ann Liebert Inc 17 53554 3150
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 16 28315 1770
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) 16 30158 1885
MyJove Corporation 16 55906 3494
Society for Industrial & Applied Mathematics (SIAM) 16 41675 2605
Acoustical Society of America (ASA) 15 34032 2269
FASEB 15 37904 2527
Geological Society of America 15 38986 2599
Geological Society of London 15 28456 1897
PeerJ 15 9742 649
The Electrochemical Society 15 7883 526
BioScientifica 13 35021 2694
SPIE-Intl Soc Optical Eng 13 10650 819
Cogitatio 12 10114 843
Future Medicine Ltd 12 28065 2339
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 12 13460 1122
Spandidos Publications 12 21482 1790
S. Karger AG 11 36286 3299
British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery 10 21896 2190
European Respiratory Society (ERS) 10 35748 3575
Inter-Research Science Center 8 15201 1900
MIT Press - Journals 8 10400 1300
The Policy Press 8 14419 1802
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 7 34924 4989
EDP Sciences 7 6008 858
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 6 14501 2417
IOS Press 6 15482 2580
University of Chicago Press 6 23501 3917
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 5 14975 2995
American Mathematical Society (AMS) 5 4009 802
F1000 Research, Ltd. 5 3799 760
Project Muse 5 15831 3166
Royal College of General Practitioners 5 11851 2370
World Scientific Pub Co Pte Lt 5 6766 1353
American Society for Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) 4 12613 3153
Audio Engineering Society 4 3989 997
Brill 4 9430 2357
British Institute of Radiology 4 10471 2618
Crop Science Society of America 4 7259 1815
Georg Thieme Verlag KG 4 9210 2302
Ivyspring International Publisher 4 6941 1735
Mineralogical Society of America 4 13877 3469
Scientific Research Publishing, Inc, 4 4014 1003
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 4 7452 1863
Acta Dermato-Venereologica 3 6049 2016
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 3 5440 1813
American Society of Hematology 3 9369 3123
Edinburgh University Global Health Society 3 2491 830
Emerald 3 5537 1846
Ferrata Storti Foundation (Haematologica) 3 5575 1858
Future Science, LTD 3 5619 1873
IWA Publishing 3 5771 1924
Joule Inc. 3 3129 1043
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 3 8932 2977
Shared Science Publishers OG 3 2650 883
Thomas Telford Ltd. 3 5699 1900
Verein zur Forderung des Open Access Publizierens in den Quantenwissenschaften 3 726 242
American Dairy Science Association 2 6677 3338
American Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) 2 641 320
American Medical Association (AMA) 2 10825 5413
American Speech Language Hearing Association 2 5189 2594
HAU, Journal of Ethnographic Theory 2 6812 3406
International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2 3987 1994
OMICS Publishing Group 2 4712 2356
PAGEPress Publications 2 1320 660
Radiation Research Society 2 4650 2325
Resilience Alliance, Inc. 2 2176 1088
Aging and Disease 1 997 997
ALTEX Edition 1 2437 2437
American Ornithologists' Union 1 1689 1689
American Society of Agronomy 1 1188 1188
American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 1 3630 3630
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) 1 1461 1461
Australian International Academic Centre 1 125 125
Baishideng Publishing Group Inc. 1 2607 2607
Bentham Science Publishers Ltd. 1 2054 2054
Cappelen Damm AS - Cappelen Damm Akademisk 1 1090 1090
Council for British Archaeology 1 864 864
Edinburgh University Press 1 37 37
ESG 1 1023 1023
European Association of Geochemistry 1 1206 1206
Human Kinetics 1 3261 3261
International AIDS Society 1 2430 2430
International Association of Online Engineering (IAOE) 1 210 210
John Benjamins Publishing Company 1 1711 1711
Medknow 1 534 534
Open Access Text Pvt, Ltd. 1 471 471
Pensoft Publishers 1 680 680
Regional Euro-Asian Biological Invasions Centre Oy (REABIC) 1 1140 1140
Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health 1 1777 1777
Scitechnol Biosoft Pvt. Ltd. 1 1779 1779
Society for Sociological Science 1 233 233
The Science and Information Organization 1 250 250
University of California Press 1 1468 1468
UPV/EHU Press 1 1873 1873
Wildlife Disease Association 1 1404 1404

Jisc data

With the new data set included, the whole Jisc collections data ingested by OpenAPC up to now (34,098 articles) 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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