University of Bremen reports its 2020 APC expenditures

The University of Bremen has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2020 period.

The State and University Library Bremen is in charge of the University’s Open Access Publishing Fund, which received support under the DFG’s Open Access Publishing Programme.

Contact person is Benjamin Ahlborn.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 141 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 213 657€ and the average fee is 1 515€.

The following table shows the payments the State and University Library Bremen has made to publishers since its last contribution.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 44 53592 1218
Copernicus GmbH 32 64387 2012
Frontiers Media SA 22 41828 1901
Springer Nature 13 19932 1533
Elsevier BV 6 4077 680
SAGE Publications 3 1334 445
Wiley-Blackwell 3 5288 1763
Cogitatio 2 1440 720
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 2 3433 1717
Informa UK Limited 2 2975 1488
Norwegian Polar Institute 2 2528 1264
PeerJ 2 2211 1105
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 2 1719 859
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 1 3539 3539
American Geophysical Union (AGU) 1 1251 1251
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 1 1644 1644
International Council of Associations for Science Education 1 50 50
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 1 1429 1429
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 1 1000 1000

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for Bremen 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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TU München reports its 2020 APC expenditures

The Technische Universität München (TUM) has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2020 period.

The TUM University Library is in charge of the University’s Open Access Publishing Fund, which received supported by the DFG under its Open-Access Publishing Programme until 2019.

Contact person is Gregor Reiss.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 350 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 570,021€ and the average fee is 1,629€.

The following table shows the payments the TUM University Library has made to publishers in 2020.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 112 149632 1336
Springer Nature 93 181548 1952
Frontiers Media SA 55 98755 1796
Wiley-Blackwell 24 48238 2010
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 18 30468 1693
Copernicus GmbH 10 13129 1313
Elsevier BV 10 12723 1272
American Geophysical Union (AGU) 3 4000 1333
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 3 5275 1758
IOP Publishing 3 4311 1437
AME Publishing Company 2 3017 1508
American Physical Society (APS) 2 2467 1233
Informa UK Limited 2 2362 1181
American Society for Microbiology 1 1250 1250
Bern Open Publishing 1 568 568
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 1995 1995
Institute of Mathematical Statistics 1 627 627
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 1 322 322
MYU K.K. 1 1230 1230
Optical Society of America (OSA) 1 1360 1360
PAGEPress Publications 1 696 696
PeerJ 1 1224 1224
SAGE Publications 1 952 952
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research (North Shore LIJ Research Institute) 1 2002 2002
Wageningen Academic Publishers 1 1276 1276
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 1 595 595

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the TUM 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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Heidelberg University reports additional 2018 to 2020 APC expenditures

Heidelberg University has updated its APC expenditures, the recent contribution contains more APC data for the 2020 period and some additional records for 2018 and 2019.

The University Library Heidelberg 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 Dr. Jochen Apel.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 39 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 70,178€ and the average fee is 1,799€.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Frontiers Media SA 22 39995 1818
Springer Nature 17 30182 1775

Overview

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