JGU Mainz reports its 2018 APC expenditures

The JGU Mainz has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2018 period.

Mainz University Library is in charge of the institution's Open Access Publication Funds, which is supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) under its Open-Access Publishing Programme.

Contact person is Karin Eckert.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 79 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 121 125€ and the average fee is 1 533€.

The following table shows the payments Mainz University Library has made to publishers in 2018.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Frontiers Media SA 21 35961 1712
Springer Nature 18 28968 1609
MDPI AG 9 12089 1343
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 8 11853 1482
Copernicus GmbH 4 6551 1638
Kernel Press UG (haftungsbeschrankt) 4 1600 400
Elsevier BV 3 4585 1528
BMJ 2 3236 1618
JMIR Publications Inc. 2 3895 1947
BioScientifica 1 1409 1409
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 1488 1488
IOP Publishing 1 1404 1404
Oxford University Press (OUP) 1 1741 1741
Pensoft Publishers 1 1782 1782
S. Karger AG 1 1210 1210
The Company of Biologists 1 1532 1532
Wiley-Blackwell 1 1821 1821

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for Mainz 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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