Osnabrück University reports its 2018 APC expenditures

Osnabrück University has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2018 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 dataset covers publication fees for 30 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 48 096€ and the average fee is 1 603€.

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

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 7 8841 1263
Frontiers Media SA 5 9469 1894
Springer Nature 5 8552 1710
Optical Society of America (OSA) 4 7285 1821
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2 3725 1862
eLife Sciences Publications, Ltd 2 4632 2316
AIP Publishing 1 1377 1377
Oxford University Press (OUP) 1 633 633
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 1 1532 1532
Sciaccess Publishers 1 604 604
The Company of Biologists 1 1445 1445


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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Average costs per publisher (in EURO)

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