Lib4RI joins OpenAPC

We welcome Lib4RI (Library for the Research Institutes within the ETH Domain) as new contributing institution!

Lib4RI’s initial contribution provides APC data for two institutes: Eawag (Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology) and Empa (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology).

Contact persons are Jochen Bihn and Sarah Last.

Cost data

The initial data set covers publication fees for 40 articles published at Empa and Eawag in 2019. Total expenditure amounts to 62,487€ and the average fee is 1,562€. 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 10 11868 1187
Copernicus GmbH 3 5251 1750
Springer Nature 3 5547 1849
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 2 1842 921
AAAS 1 4329 4329
ALTEX Edition 1 2154 2154
American Chemical Society (ACS) 1 721 721
Elsevier BV 1 560 560
Göller Verlag GmbH 1 1400 1400
IEEE 1 1599 1599
Optical Society of America (OSA) 1 1924 1924

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs 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
Springer Nature 5 8237 1647
Frontiers Media SA 2 4223 2112
MDPI AG 2 3292 1646
ALTEX Edition 1 2154 2154
Copernicus GmbH 1 2003 2003
IEEE 1 1683 1683
Resilience Alliance, Inc. 1 1130 1130
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 1 921 921
Wiley-Blackwell 1 1648 1648

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per publisher (in EURO)

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TU Berlin reports its 2020 APC expenditures

The Technische Universität Berlin has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2020 period.

The TU Berlin University Library is in charge of the University’s Open Access Publishing Fund, which received support under the DFG’s Open Access Publishing Programme until 2020.

Contact Person is Michaela Voigt.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 193 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 276 988€ and the average fee is 1 435€.

The following table shows the APC payments the TU Berlin has made to publishers in 2020.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 99 131702 1330
Frontiers Media SA 31 44599 1439
Springer Nature 18 33637 1869
Copernicus GmbH 10 15703 1570
IOP Publishing 8 13038 1630
Elsevier BV 7 10162 1452
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 5 8434 1687
Wiley-Blackwell 4 6512 1628
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2 3417 1709
sub\urban e.V. 2 1100 550
ALTEX Edition 1 1914 1914
Bern Open Publishing 1 583 583
BMJ 1 1710 1710
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 1166 1166
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) 1 1132 1132
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 1 968 968
SAGE Publications 1 1209 1209

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the TU Berlin 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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University of Bonn joins OpenAPC

We welcome the University of Bonn as new contributing institution to OpenAPC!

The Bonn University and State Library manages services related to Open Access and has provided a data set on articles published under the Wiley DEAL to OpenAPC.

Contact Person is Dr. Daniel Rudolf.

Cost data

The initial data set provided by the ULB consists of 3 parts: 2 Gold OA articles, 64 hybrid articles and 17 articles where authors chose to opt out from Open Access. The following tables provide an overview, please note that the euro amounts for hybrid and opt out do not represent APCs, but calculated APC cost equivalents.

Gold OA

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
ChemistryOpen 1 1714 1714
Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 1 1547 1547

Hybrid OA

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 5 17530 3506
Chemistry - A European Journal 5 17530 3506
Angewandte Chemie 2 7012 3506
ChemBioChem 2 7012 3506
Glia 2 7012 3506
Journal of Neurochemistry 2 7012 3506
New Phytologist 2 7012 3506
Plant, Cell & Environment 2 7012 3506
The Plant Journal 2 7012 3506
Acta Ophthalmologica 1 3506 3506
Acta Paediatrica 1 3506 3506
Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis 1 3506 3506
Advanced Therapeutics 1 3506 3506
Allergy 1 3506 3506
Alzheimer’s & Dementia 1 3506 3506
American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A 1 3506 3506
Andrologia 1 3506 3506
Archiv der Pharmazie 1 3506 3506
British Journal of Pharmacology 1 3506 3506
ChemCatChem 1 3506 3506
ChemElectroChem 1 3506 3506
ChemMedChem 1 3506 3506
ChemPhysChem 1 3506 3506
Digestive Endoscopy 1 3506 3506
Ecology 1 3506 3506
European Journal of Neuroscience 1 3506 3506
European Journal of Pain 1 3506 3506
European Journal of Philosophy 1 3506 3506
History and Theory 1 3506 3506
HIV Medicine 1 3506 3506
Immunology 1 3506 3506
International Journal of Cancer 1 3506 3506
International Journal of Climatology 1 3506 3506
Journal of Cardiac Surgery 1 3506 3506
Journal of Clinical Periodontology 1 3506 3506
Journal of Computational Chemistry 1 3506 3506
Journal of Labelled Compounds and Radiopharmaceuticals 1 3506 3506
Journal of Orthopaedic Research 1 3506 3506
Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 1 3506 3506
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B (Statistical Methodology) 1 3506 3506
Mass Spectrometry Reviews 1 3506 3506
Microwave and Optical Technology Letters 1 3506 3506
Molecular Reproduction and Development 1 3506 3506
Movement Disorders 1 3506 3506
Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography 1 3506 3506
Sociologia Ruralis 1 3506 3506
The EMBO Journal 1 3506 3506
The Journal of Dermatology 1 3506 3506
The Journal of Physiology 1 3506 3506

Opt-Out from OA

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2 7012 3506
JDDG: Journal der Deutschen Dermatologischen Gesellschaft 2 7012 3506
Allergy 1 3506 3506
Angewandte Chemie 1 3506 3506
Area 1 3506 3506
Depression and Anxiety 1 3506 3506
Drug Testing and Analysis 1 3506 3506
Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 1 3506 3506
EMBO reports 1 3506 3506
Environmental Microbiology 1 3506 3506
Haemophilia 1 3506 3506
Histopathology 1 3506 3506
Journal of Field Robotics 1 3506 3506
NMR in Biomedicine 1 3506 3506
The Prostate 1 3506 3506