Max Planck Digital Library updates expenditures for various publishers

The Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL) has reported additional APC expenditures for BMC, Copernicus and eLife journals.

MPDL provides institutional funding for Open Access publications for researchers affiliated with the Max Planck Society. MPDL makes use of central agreements with Open Access publishers.

Please note that article processing charges funded locally by Max Planck Institutes are not part of this data set. The Max Planck Society has a limited input tax reduction. The refund of input VAT for APC is 20%.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 51 articles published by MPG researchers in the aforementioned journals. Total expenditure amounts to 87 165€ and the average fee is 1 709€.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 21 38984 1856
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 7 13622 1946
Biogeosciences 5 6998 1400
Geoscientific Model Development 4 8467 2117
Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 3 4337 1446
Climate of the Past 2 2333 1166
BMC Evolutionary Biology 1 1608 1608
BMC Plant Biology 1 1544 1544
BMC Systems Biology 1 1608 1608
Journal of Nanobiotechnology 1 1608 1608
SpringerPlus 1 816 816
Annales Geophysicae 1 207 207
Earth System Dynamics 1 1037 1037
The Cryosphere Discussions 1 1313 1313
eLife 1 2682 2682

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the MPG 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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University of Göttingen reports its 2016 APC expenditures

The University of Göttingen has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2016 period.

The Göttingen State and University Library is in charge of the University's Open Access Publishing Fund, which is supported by the DFG under its Open-Access Publishing Programme.

Contact persons are Daniel Beucke and Sabine Witt.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 199 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 316 952€ and the average fee is 1 593€.

The following table shows the payments the SUB Göttingen has made to publishers in 2016.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 61 104335 1710
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 49 82769 1689
Frontiers Media SA 28 50706 1811
MDPI AG 10 12257 1226
Wiley-Blackwell 9 12359 1373
Pensoft Publishers 6 1989 332
Scientific Research Publishing, Inc, 6 4583 764
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 5 3480 696
Elsevier BV 3 11002 3667
Impact Journals, LLC 3 9359 3120
IOP Publishing 3 4972 1657
Akademiai Kiado Zrt. 2 1028 514
Dove Medical Press Ltd. 2 3770 1885
Resilience Alliance, Inc. 2 2384 1192
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 1 1591 1591
BMJ 1 1803 1803
Copernicus GmbH 1 643 643
European Centre for Research, Training and Development, United Kingdom 1 139 139
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 1 1976 1976
OMICS Publishing Group 1 2023 2023
PeerJ 1 651 651
S. Karger AG 1 370 370
SAGE Publications 1 763 763
The Royal Society 1 1999 1999

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for Göttingen 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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University of Oldenburg updates its APC expenditures

The Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg has updated its APC expenditures. The lastest contribution provides additional data for the 2017 period.

The BIS (Library and Information System) 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 Kim Braun.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 34 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 42 758€ and the average fee is 1 258€.

The following table shows the payments the BIS has made to publishers since Oldenburg's last report.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Frontiers Media SA 11 18738 1703
MDPI AG 5 7323 1465
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 4 5474 1368
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 2 1209 604
Springer Nature 2 2610 1305
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 2 1190 595
Acoustical Society of America (ASA) 1 474 474
Hikari, Ltd. 1 330 330
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 1841 1841
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 1 224 224
Juniper Publishers 1 604 604
SAGE Publications 1 474 474
Schweizerbart 1 1330 1330
Scientific Research Publishing, Inc, 1 938 938

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the University of Oldenburg now looks as follows:

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per year (in EURO)

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