University of Frankfurt reports its 2019 APC expenditures

The Goethe University Frankfurt has updated its APC expenditures, providing data for the 2019 period.

The University Library Johann Christian Senckenberg is in charge of the University's Open Access Publishing Fund, which is supported under the DFG's Open Access Publishing Programme.

Contact Person is Roland Wagner.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 215 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 328 861€ and the average fee is 1 530€.

The following table shows the payments Frankfurt University Library has made to publishers in 2019.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 62 80735 1302
Frontiers Media SA 49 93227 1903
Springer Nature 25 42577 1703
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 19 32017 1685
Elsevier BV 7 12366 1767
Wiley-Blackwell 6 10198 1700
BMJ 5 7300 1460
Copernicus GmbH 5 9850 1970
Cogitatio 4 3427 857
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 4 5778 1445
Informa UK Limited 3 5950 1983
Kritische Geographie Berlin e.V. 3 1800 600
SAGE Publications 3 2254 751
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 2 399 200
MIT Press - Journals 2 3057 1528
Oxford University Press (OUP) 2 3674 1837
PeerJ 2 2251 1125
Academic Conferences and Publishing International - ACPIL 1 282 282
AIP Publishing 1 1796 1796
American Chemical Society (ACS) 1 813 813
American Geophysical Union (AGU) 1 1547 1547
European Association of Geochemistry 1 1250 1250
European Cells and Materials 1 1051 1051
Indian Orthopaedic Research Group 1 266 266
International Scientific Information, Inc. 1 1027 1027
Optical Society of America (OSA) 1 1921 1921
Pensoft Publishers 1 303 303
The Royal Society 1 1285 1285
Ubiquity Press, Ltd. 1 461 461

Overview

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