Additional Wellcome Trust/COAF data (2017-2018) included

In 2014 the Wellcome Trust started to make APC expenditures of the COAF publicly available. The most recent data set has now been processed and added to OpenAPC's data collection.

About the data set

The data set contributed by the Wellcome Trust contains information on publication fees covering a time span from October 2017 to September 2018 (OpenAPC treats this data as having all been processed in the 2017 period).

Cost Data

The new data set covers publication fees for 2,283 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 6 399 380€ and the average fee is 2 803€.

The following table shows the payments COAF has made to publishers in 2018 (including taxes and discounts).

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Elsevier BV 551 1987622 3607
Springer Nature 388 970010 2500
Wiley-Blackwell 202 511778 2534
Oxford University Press (OUP) 153 385205 2518
BMJ 105 247698 2359
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 94 174876 1860
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 82 323175 3941
Frontiers Media SA 73 167446 2294
Informa UK Limited 48 72013 1500
American Chemical Society (ACS) 37 115417 3119
SAGE Publications 35 38368 1096
The Company of Biologists 32 109082 3409
eLife Sciences Publications, Ltd 30 76094 2536
American Society for Microbiology 27 75070 2780
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 26 45827 1763
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 25 63211 2528
American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (ASBMB) 20 41514 2076
EMBO 20 71010 3550
Society for Neuroscience 20 62974 3149
The Royal Society 20 39494 1975
American Medical Association (AMA) 18 81559 4531
Impact Journals, LLC 16 51415 3213
IOP Publishing 15 30832 2055
MDPI AG 15 20183 1346
Portland Press Ltd. 15 31271 2085
American Physiological Society 14 29769 2126
Rockefeller University Press 13 61158 4704
American Society for Clinical Investigation 12 46113 3843
Mary Ann Liebert Inc 11 35847 3259
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 10 35309 3531
Royal College of Psychiatrists 9 29165 3241
The Endocrine Society 9 28702 3189
BioScientifica 8 20419 2552
FASEB 8 24895 3112
Microbiology Society 8 12745 1593
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 7 26450 3779
American Psychological Association (APA) 6 25224 4204
S. Karger AG 6 16148 2691
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press 5 10802 2160
Genetics Society of America 5 8810 1762
Georg Thieme Verlag KG 5 13147 2629
JMIR Publications Inc. 5 12936 2587
MIT Press - Journals 5 7452 1490
The American Association of Immunologists 5 13872 2774
European Respiratory Society (ERS) 4 12146 3036
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 4 6973 1743
International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 4 6550 1638
MyJove Corporation 4 12168 3042
Optical Society of America (OSA) 4 9955 2489
Royal College of General Practitioners 4 10850 2712
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 3 7482 2494
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 3 4999 1666
British Institute of Radiology 3 8137 2712
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 3 3886 1295
Society of Nuclear Medicine 3 8624 2875
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2 9568 4784
American Society of Hematology 2 2378 1189
Future Medicine Ltd 2 4358 2179
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 2 2371 1185
IOS Press 2 4399 2200
Project Muse 2 5990 2995
SPIE-Intl Soc Optical Eng 2 1848 924
Acoustical Society of America (ASA) 1 430 430
AIP Publishing 1 2159 2159
Akademiai Kiado Zrt. 1 587 587
American Physical Society (APS) 1 1833 1833
American Society for Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) 1 2581 2581
Bentham Science Publishers Ltd. 1 3026 3026
Brill 1 2434 2434
Ferrata Storti Foundation (Haematologica) 1 966 966
Ivyspring International Publisher 1 1631 1631
Life Science Alliance, LLC 1 2506 2506
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 1 4000 4000
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 1 2436 2436

Overview

With the recent contributions included, the overall APC data for the Wellcome Trust which has been added to OpenAPC up to this point 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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