University of Tübingen reports its 2018 and 2019 APC expenditures

The Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2018 to 2019 period.

Tübingen University Library is in charge of the University's Open Access Publishing Fund, which received support under the DFG's Open Access Publishing Programme until 2019.

Contact person is Ute Grimmel-Holzwarth.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 547 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 863 665€ and the average fee is 1 579€.

The following table shows the payments Tübingen University Library has made to publishers in 2018 and 2019.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 148 248473 1679
Frontiers Media SA 139 260132 1871
MDPI AG 88 106733 1213
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 58 81303 1402
Elsevier BV 24 31039 1293
Wiley-Blackwell 11 17518 1593
S. Karger AG 9 13296 1477
ARVO 7 12695 1814
Informa UK Limited 6 10277 1713
Optical Society of America (OSA) 5 9368 1874
Copernicus GmbH 4 6921 1730
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 4 7119 1780
PeerJ 4 4527 1132
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 4 6093 1523
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 3 5860 1953
Oxford University Press (OUP) 3 4676 1558
SAGE Publications 3 3332 1111
BMJ 2 3062 1531
eLife Sciences Publications, Ltd 2 4028 2014
IOP Publishing 2 2320 1160
The Company of Biologists 2 2856 1428
The Royal Society 2 2999 1499
Acoustical Society of America (ASA) 1 513 513
Acta Dermato-Venereologica 1 1964 1964
Baishideng Publishing Group Inc. 1 2026 2026
BioScientifica 1 618 618
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 1 1096 1096
e-Century Publishing Corporation 1 1627 1627
Georg Thieme Verlag KG 1 1999 1999
JMIR Publications Inc. 1 1317 1317
Kritische Geographie Berlin e.V. 1 400 400
PAGEPress Publications 1 714 714
Pensoft Publishers 1 621 621
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 1 1010 1010
Shared Science Publishers OG 1 1204 1204
SPIE-Intl Soc Optical Eng 1 1818 1818
Ubiquity Press, Ltd. 1 711 711
University of California Press 1 1045 1045
University of Economics and Human Sciences in Warsaw 1 357 357

Overview

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