Virginia Tech reports 2017 and 2018 APC expenditures

The Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University has updated its APC expenditures, the recent contribution provides cost data on APCs paid in 2017 and 2018.

Contact person is Philip Young.

New cost data

The data covers publication fees for 154 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 167 544€ and the average fee is 1 088€.

The following table shows the reported APC expenditures in 2017 and 2018.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 33 38270 1160
MDPI AG 31 27359 883
Frontiers Media SA 20 25391 1270
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 20 26053 1303
Wiley-Blackwell 11 14387 1308
Elsevier BV 6 5875 979
AIP Publishing 3 3592 1197
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 3 1619 540
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 3 3608 1203
SAGE Publications 3 2643 881
American Society of Agronomy 2 2093 1046
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 2 2216 1108
Canadian Center of Science and Education 2 678 339
Informa UK Limited 2 1892 946
American Chemical Society (ACS) 1 887 887
American Geophysical Union (AGU) 1 1271 1271
American Society for Microbiology 1 1271 1271
BMJ 1 1108 1108
Center for Transportation Studies 1 636 636
Clute Institute 1 776 776
Cogitatio 1 780 780
IOP Publishing 1 1271 1271
Resilience Alliance, Inc. 1 1042 1042
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 1 573 573
The Company of Biologists 1 1330 1330
Ubiquity Press, Ltd. 1 345 345
Whioce Publishing Pte Ltd 1 577 577

Aggregated data

With the recent contributions included, the overall APC data for Virginia Tech 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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Couperin.org provides 2018 APC expenditures for the Université de La Réunion

The Couperin consortium collects data on APC expenditures from universities and other research institutions in France.

Additional APC expenditures for the Université de La Réunion have now been made available to OpenAPC.

Contact Persons for Couperin are Valerie Larroque and Sandrine Malotaux.

Cost data

The new data provided by Couperin covers publication fees for 15 articles published at the Université de La Réunion in 2018. Total expenditure amounts to 25 594€ and the average fee is 1 706€.

Overview

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

Breakdown by publisher

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Copernicus GmbH 4 6630 1658
Informa UK Limited 2 6330 3165
Springer Nature 2 2740 1370
American Society for Microbiology 1 681 681
Frontiers Media SA 1 1799 1799
MDPI AG 1 1312 1312
OMICS Publishing Group 1 862 862
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 1 1286 1286
Schweizerbart 1 2318 2318
Wiley-Blackwell 1 1637 1637

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per publisher (in EURO)

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University of Rhode Island reports 2018 and 2019 APC expenditures

The University of Rhode Island (URI) has updated its APC expenditures, the recent contribution provides cost data on APCs paid between June 2018 and October 2019.

The URI University Libraries operate the University's Open Access Fund, which underwrites publication fees for articles published in eligible open access journals.

Contact Person is Andrée Rathemacher.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 13 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 16 196€ and the average fee is 1 246€.

The following table provides an overview of the new data:

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Frontiers Media SA 5 5638 1128
MDPI AG 3 3456 1152
Inter-Research Science Center 1 1600 1600
Oxford University Press (OUP) 1 1402 1402
Springer Nature 1 1583 1583
Swansea University 1 1145 1145
Wiley-Blackwell 1 1371 1371

With the recent contributions included, the overall APC data for the URI now looks as follows:

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per year (in EURO)

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