University of Bayreuth reports its 2018 APC expenditures

The University of Bayreuth has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2018 period.

Bayreuth University Library is in charge of the University's Open Access Publishing Fund, which is supported by the DFG under its Open-Access Publishing Programme.

Contact person is Clemens Engelhardt.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 47 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 62 667€ and the average fee is 1 333€.

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

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 18 21008 1167
Springer Nature 11 18772 1707
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 4 6195 1549
Frontiers Media SA 3 6382 2127
American Chemical Society (ACS) 2 1535 767
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 2 1488 744
Copernicus GmbH 1 1428 1428
Informa UK Limited 1 1000 1000
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 1 230 230
IOP Publishing 1 1671 1671
Oxford University Press (OUP) 1 1266 1266
Society for Research and Knowledge Management 1 262 262
Wiley-Blackwell 1 1432 1432

Overview

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