Leibniz Association's open access fund reports 2018 and 2019 APC expenditures

The Open Access Publishing Fund of the Leibniz Association has reported its APC expenditures for the 2018 and 2019 period.

Data is provided by Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB - German National Library of Science and Technology). TIB is operating the open access fund together with ZB MED (Leibniz Information Centre for Life Sciences) and ZBW (German National Library of Economics – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics).

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 358 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 529 676€ and the average fee is 1 480€.

To interpret the cost data correctly, please have a look at the funding policy of the Leibniz Association's open access fund.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 76 124560 1639
Copernicus GmbH 62 91035 1468
Frontiers Media SA 61 99672 1634
MDPI AG 56 76896 1373
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 33 52484 1590
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 8 1160 145
Elsevier BV 7 9271 1324
IOP Publishing 6 10674 1779
Wiley-Blackwell 6 9550 1592
American Geophysical Union (AGU) 5 7818 1564
PeerJ 4 4765 1191
Resilience Alliance, Inc. 4 5629 1407
Ubiquity Press, Ltd. 4 2056 514
BMJ 3 5189 1730
Oxford University Press (OUP) 3 4874 1625
The Royal Society 3 3856 1285
Cogitatio 2 1606 803
Informa UK Limited 2 3367 1684
Pensoft Publishers 2 712 356
eLife Sciences Publications, Ltd 1 1909 1909
Firenze University Press 1 214 214
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 1 1450 1450
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 1 662 662
SAGE Publications 1 1010 1010
Schweizerbart 1 1687 1687
Soil Science Society of America 1 1856 1856
sub\urban e.V. 1 700 700
The American Association of Immunologists 1 1585 1585
The Company of Biologists 1 1428 1428
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 1 2000 2000

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the Leibniz Association's open access fund 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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