University of Turku joins OpenAPC

We welcome the University of Turku as new contributing institution!

Turku University Library collects data on institutional APC expenditures and has provided an initial data set to OpenAPC.

Contact Person is Anna-Kaarina Linna.

Cost data

The initial data set covers publication fees for 259 articles published from 2017 to 2019. Total expenditure amounts to 501 453€ and the average fee is 1 936€.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 60 112255 1871
Wiley-Blackwell 40 105042 2626
Elsevier BV 34 68786 2023
Informa UK Limited 16 29417 1839
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 13 21445 1650
MDPI AG 10 12773 1277
Oxford University Press (OUP) 10 22890 2289
Frontiers Media SA 5 9239 1848
Impact Journals, LLC 5 17010 3402
SAGE Publications 5 2281 456
American Society for Microbiology 4 7950 1988
BioScientifica 4 11941 2985
IOP Publishing 4 6864 1716
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 4 8257 2064
FASEB 3 7070 2357
Japanese Society for Dental Materials and Devices 3 1272 424
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 3 5137 1712
Bern Open Publishing 2 1030 515
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 2 4599 2299
JMIR Publications Inc. 2 4797 2399
Pensoft Publishers 2 1198 599
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2 4936 2468
Rockefeller University Press 2 4136 2068
The Endocrine Society 2 4958 2479
Advanced Institute of Convergence Information Technology 1 452 452
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 1 3907 3907
American Diabetes Association 1 2004 2004
American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (ASBMB) 1 996 996
American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) 1 2321 2321
American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) 1 2390 2390
BMJ 1 1587 1587
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 1 893 893
Copernicus GmbH 1 2511 2511
EDP Sciences 1 800 800
European Journal of Science and Mathematics Education 1 529 529
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 1112 1112
Innovative Journal 1 131 131
International Association of Online Engineering (IAOE) 1 360 360
Ivyspring International Publisher 1 1732 1732
Magnolia Press 1 89 89
Mary Ann Liebert Inc 1 1817 1817
Microbiology Society 1 178 178
Open Access Text Pvt, Ltd. 1 309 309
Partners in Digital Health 1 772 772
Regional Euro-Asian Biological Invasions Centre Oy (REABIC) 1 868 868
White Rose University Press 1 410 410

Overview

A detailed analysis of the contributed data provides the following overview:

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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TU Dresden reports its first 2019 APC expenditures

The Technische Universität Dresden has provided its APC expenditures for the first half of the 2019 period.

The Saxon State and University Library Dresden (SLUB) is in charge of the Open Access Publication Funds of the TU Dresden, which had received support by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) under its Open-Access Publishing Programme until 2017.

Contact person is Michael Wohlgemuth.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 124 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 125 619€ and the average fee is 1 013€.

The following table shows the payments the SLUB has made to publishers in 2019 up to now.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 73 39984 548
Springer Nature 27 43544 1613
Frontiers Media SA 9 17136 1904
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2 3709 1854
BioResources 2 2996 1498
Copernicus GmbH 2 3115 1558
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2 3379 1689
American Society for Microbiology 1 1999 1999
British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery 1 1785 1785
Elsevier BV 1 1797 1797
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 2016 2016
Kritische Geographie Berlin e.V. 1 700 700
Optical Society of America (OSA) 1 1745 1745
Wiley-Blackwell 1 1714 1714

Overview

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

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University of Freiburg reports its 2017 APC expenditures

The University of Freiburg has provided its APC expenditures for the 2017 period.

Freiburg 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 Nadine Keßler.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 158 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 246 363€ and the average fee is 1 559€.

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

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 79 129313 1637
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 23 36754 1598
Frontiers Media SA 19 32300 1700
MDPI AG 14 14567 1040
Elsevier BV 6 7657 1276
Wiley-Blackwell 4 6505 1626
Copernicus GmbH 3 5034 1678
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 2 3000 1500
Informa UK Limited 2 3920 1960
JMIR Publications Inc. 2 3622 1811
SAGE Publications 2 1312 656
Ivyspring International Publisher 1 1760 1760
Wildlife Biology 1 620 620

Overview

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

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