University of Duisburg-Essen reports its 2020 APC expenditures

The University of Duisburg-Essen has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2020 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 217 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 357 275€ and the average fee is 1 646€.

The following table shows the payments Duisburg-Essen University Library has made to publishers 2020.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 68 111625 1642
Frontiers Media SA 53 100899 1904
Springer Nature 26 44450 1710
Wiley-Blackwell 11 19189 1744
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 9 15853 1761
Elsevier BV 7 7067 1010
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 6 10484 1747
SAGE Publications 6 6920 1153
Informa UK Limited 4 6860 1715
BMJ 3 4265 1422
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 3 2719 906
AIP Publishing 2 3238 1619
Optical Society of America (OSA) 2 3981 1990
Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften 2 1471 736
Oxford University Press (OUP) 2 2200 1100
Portland Press Ltd. 2 2818 1409
AME Publishing Company 1 1549 1549
American Astronomical Society 1 800 800
American Chemical Society (ACS) 1 1269 1269
American Society for Microbiology 1 1169 1169
Cogitatio 1 1071 1071
IOP Publishing 1 1418 1418
JMIR Publications Inc. 1 1826 1826
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 1 1223 1223
Royal College of Psychiatrists 1 1825 1825
Scientific Research Publishing, Inc. 1 687 687
sub\urban e.V. 1 400 400

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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Lib4RI reports 2021 APC expenditures

Lib4RI (Library for the Research Institutes within the ETH Domain) has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2021 period.

Lib4RI provides APC data for four institutes: Eawag (Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology), Empa (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology), PSI (Paul Scherrer Institute) and WSL (Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research).

Contact persons are Jochen Bihn and Sarah Last.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 55 articles published at Empa, Eawag, WSL and PSI in 2021. Total expenditure amounts to 97,721€ and the average fee is 1,777€. The following tables and plots provide more details.

Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 20 29508 1475
Copernicus GmbH 1 1410 1410
EDP Sciences 1 108 108
Frontiers Media SA 1 2784 2784
Springer Nature 1 1820 1820

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Eawag - Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Frontiers Media SA 3 5785 1928
Springer Nature 3 6554 2185
American Geophysical Union (AGU) 1 1415 1415
Copernicus GmbH 1 2003 2003
MDPI AG 1 1509 1509

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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PSI - Paul Scherrer Institute

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Copernicus GmbH 2 4607 2304
MDPI AG 2 3219 1610

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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WSL - Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Frontiers Media SA 7 16651 2379
MDPI AG 3 4457 1486
Copernicus GmbH 2 4207 2103
Wiley-Blackwell 2 4418 2209
American Geophysical Union (AGU) 1 1415 1415
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 1 1713 1713
IOP Publishing 1 1992 1992
Springer Nature 1 2143 2143

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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GFZ Potsdam reports its 2020 APC expenditures

The Library Wissenschaftspark Albert Einstein has provided us with data on APC expenditures for the 2020 period at the GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences). In addition, the library has also reported cost data on hybrid articles published under the DEAL agreements with Wiley and Springer Nature.

Contact person is Roland Bertelmann.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 69 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 131 872€ and the average fee is 1 911€.

The following table shows the payments the Library Wissenschaftspark Albert Einstein has made to publishers on behalf of the GFZ in 2020. Please note that articles published in hybrid Wiley/Springer Nature journals under the DEAL agreement are not included in this list, as they are aggregated in OpenAPC’s transformative agreements data set.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Copernicus GmbH 31 39338 1269
Elsevier BV 10 27029 2703
MDPI AG 8 13536 1692
Frontiers Media SA 3 5258 1753
Oxford University Press (OUP) 3 9856 3285
Society of Economic Geologists 2 5516 2758
Springer Nature 2 7080 3540
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 2 595 298
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 1 4302 4302
American Chemical Society (ACS) 1 3532 3532
American Geophysical Union (AGU) 1 1508 1508
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 1 2005 2005
IOP Publishing 1 1928 1928
Mineralogical Society of America 1 2548 2548
Society of Exploration Geophysicists 1 5800 5800
Wiley-Blackwell 1 2042 2042

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the GFZ now looks as follows:

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Average costs per year (in EURO)

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