Freie Universität Berlin reports its remaining 2019 APC expenditures

The Freie Universität Berlin has updated its APC expenditures, providing their remaining cost data for the 2019 period.

The University Library of Freie Universität Berlin is in charge of the University's Open Access Publication Fund, which received support by the DFG under its Open-Access Publishing Programme until 2019.

Contact person is Birgit Schlegel.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 6 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 8 653€ and the average fee is 1 442€.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Elsevier BV 1 1963 1963
Frontiers Media SA 1 1892 1892
MDPI AG 1 1009 1009
Oxford University Press (OUP) 1 1480 1480
Pensoft Publishers 1 833 833
Springer Nature 1 1476 1476

Overview

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

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per year (in EURO)

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Osnabrück University reports its 2019 APC expenditures

Osnabrück University has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2019 period.

Osnabrück 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 Sabine Boccalini.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 36 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 57 890€ and the average fee is 1 608€.

The following table shows the payments Osnabrück University Library has made to publishers in 2019.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Frontiers Media SA 14 27558 1968
MDPI AG 9 9563 1063
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 3 5125 1708
Springer Nature 3 5377 1792
PeerJ 2 2907 1454
Bern Open Publishing 1 547 547
Elsevier BV 1 1690 1690
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 2008 2008
Informa UK Limited 1 1433 1433
Optical Society of America (OSA) 1 1682 1682

Overview

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

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per year (in EURO)

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GEOMAR reports its 2019 APC expenditures

The GEOMAR - Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel has provided its APC expenditures for the 2019 period.

The GEOMAR Library manages the institution's APC expenditures in accordance with the GEOMAR OA Policy.

Contact Persons are Barbara Schmidt and Heidi Düpow.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 53 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 100 867€ and the average fee is 1 903€.

The following table shows the payments the GEOMAR has made to publishers since its last contribution.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Copernicus GmbH 64 100301 1567
Springer Nature 55 138547 2519
American Geophysical Union (AGU) 24 63823 2659
Frontiers Media SA 22 31320 1424
Wiley-Blackwell 22 40164 1826
MDPI AG 19 27913 1469
Elsevier BV 13 32518 2501
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 7 9968 1424
American Meteorological Society 4 2860 715
American Society for Microbiology 3 4739 1580
Informa UK Limited 3 5365 1788
Inter-Research Science Center 3 5000 1667
Oxford University Press (OUP) 3 7977 2659
REABIC 3 2730 910
AAAS 2 8048 4024
Geological Society of America 2 3834 1917
IEEE 2 3652 1826
IOP Publishing 2 3600 1800
PeerJ 2 1915 958
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 2 4000 2000
Georg Thieme Verlag KG 1 2500 2500
Optical Society of America (OSA) 1 2215 2215
The Royal Society 1 2040 2040

Overview

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

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per year (in EURO)

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