JGU Mainz reports its 2019 APC expenditures

The JGU Mainz has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the first half of the 2019 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 47 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 78 131€ and the average fee is 1 662€.

The following table shows the payments Mainz University Library has made to publishers in the first half of 2019.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Frontiers Media SA 16 30832 1927
Springer Nature 8 12827 1603
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 6 9817 1636
MDPI AG 5 7196 1439
Dove Medical Press Ltd. 2 3882 1941
Oxford University Press (OUP) 2 2274 1137
BMJ 1 1644 1644
Copernicus GmbH 1 1466 1466
eLife Sciences Publications, Ltd 1 1999 1999
Georg Thieme Verlag KG 1 263 263
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 1 1119 1119
JMIR Publications Inc. 1 1670 1670
The Company of Biologists 1 1428 1428
The Royal Society 1 1714 1714

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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