University of Duisburg-Essen reports its 2018 and 2019 APC expenditures

The University of Duisburg-Essen has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2018 and 2019 period.

Duisburg-Essen 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 2014.

Contact persons are Frank Lützenkirchen and Katrin Falkenstein-Feldhoff.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 242 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 364 700€ and the average fee is 1 507€.

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

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 59 82179 1393
Springer Nature 47 79657 1695
Frontiers Media SA 39 72760 1866
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 19 30224 1591
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 8 10123 1265
SAGE Publications 8 7533 942
Informa UK Limited 7 11273 1610
Wiley-Blackwell 7 11111 1587
AIP Publishing 5 8432 1686
Elsevier BV 5 5133 1027
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 5 4826 965
Oxford University Press (OUP) 4 5588 1397
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 3 5182 1727
PeerJ 3 3469 1156
BioScientifica 2 3928 1964
IOP Publishing 2 3075 1538
PAGEPress Publications 2 1428 714
sub\urban e.V. 2 1100 550
Virtus Interpress 2 1470 735
AME Publishing Company 1 1448 1448
BMJ 1 1494 1494
Indian Orthopaedic Research Group 1 297 297
International Scientific Information, Inc. 1 1612 1612
JMIR Publications Inc. 1 2059 2059
Optical Society of America (OSA) 1 1415 1415
Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften 1 714 714
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 1 2034 2034
Pensoft Publishers 1 750 750
Portland Press Ltd. 1 1487 1487
Scientific Research Publishing, Inc. 1 941 941
Ubiquity Press, Ltd. 1 497 497
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 1 1461 1461

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for Duisburg-Essen 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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