University of Göttingen reports its 2019 APC expenditures

The University of Göttingen has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2019 period.

The Göttingen State and University Library is in charge of the University's Open Access Publishing Fund, which received support by the DFG under its Open-Access Publishing Programme until 2019.

Contact persons are Daniel Beucke and Sabine Witt.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 347 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 537 509€ and the average fee is 1 549€.

The following table shows the payments the SUB Göttingen has made to publishers in 2019.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 98 108673 1109
Springer Nature 64 114903 1795
Frontiers Media SA 54 105858 1960
Wiley-Blackwell 29 49855 1719
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 25 43791 1752
Elsevier BV 12 20607 1717
Copernicus GmbH 7 12923 1846
ARVO 5 9096 1819
SAGE Publications 5 6163 1233
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 4 5450 1362
The Royal Society 4 5141 1285
American Society for Microbiology 3 8441 2814
BMJ 3 6995 2332
Ubiquity Press, Ltd. 3 1945 648
Akademiai Kiado Zrt. 2 1428 714
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 2 3922 1961
Oxford University Press (OUP) 2 2993 1497
Pensoft Publishers 2 1511 756
Soil Science Society of America 2 1474 737
AIP Publishing 1 1414 1414
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 1 2059 2059
American Geophysical Union (AGU) 1 1493 1493
BioScientifica 1 1190 1190
Genetics Society of America 1 1992 1992
Indian Society for Education and Environment 1 211 211
Informa UK Limited 1 738 738
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) 1 1547 1547
IOP Publishing 1 1392 1392
IOS Press 1 1488 1488
JMIR Publications Inc. 1 1707 1707
Kritische Geographie Berlin e.V. 1 400 400
MIT Press - Journals 1 1854 1854
Nihon University School of Dentistry 1 389 389
PeerJ 1 1176 1176
Society for Neuroscience 1 2081 2081
SPIE-Intl Soc Optical Eng 1 1757 1757
Universidad de Alicante Servicio de Publicaciones 1 238 238
Wageningen Academic Publishers 1 1190 1190
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 1 1428 1428
Wildlife Biology 1 595 595

Overview

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