Wellcome Trust/COAF data (2018/2019) included

In 2014 the Wellcome Trust started to make APC expenditures of the COAF publicly available. The most recent data set has now been processed and added to OpenAPC’s data collection.

About the data set

The data set contributed by the Wellcome Trust contains information on publication fees covering a time span from October 2018 to September 2019 (OpenAPC treats this data as having all been processed in the 2019 period).

Cost Data

The new data set covers publication fees for 1,970 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 5,348,880€ and the average fee is 2,715€.

The following table provides an overview:

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Elsevier BV 438 1449809 3310
Springer Nature 343 874702 2550
Wiley-Blackwell 186 490316 2636
Oxford University Press (OUP) 142 359664 2533
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 115 240422 2091
BMJ 105 252923 2409
Frontiers Media SA 95 230409 2425
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 59 243873 4133
Informa UK Limited 39 70472 1807
MDPI AG 38 52821 1390
eLife Sciences Publications, Ltd 36 96479 2680
SAGE Publications 30 31043 1035
American Society for Microbiology 29 81106 2797
American Chemical Society (ACS) 20 73402 3670
The Company of Biologists 20 62154 3108
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 18 48446 2691
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 15 25395 1693
American Medical Association (AMA) 13 49728 3825
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 13 32423 2494
Society for Neuroscience 12 42580 3548
American Society for Clinical Investigation 11 46551 4232
Portland Press Ltd. 11 22081 2007
The Royal Society 11 20427 1857
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 10 30517 3052
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 9 13134 1459
IOP Publishing 9 19866 2207
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 8 17906 2238
EMBO 8 28642 3580
European Respiratory Society (ERS) 6 23082 3847
American Psychological Association (APA) 5 21963 4393
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 5 22462 4492
British Institute of Radiology 5 14424 2885
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press 5 12947 2589
Impact Journals, LLC 5 18057 3611
Rockefeller University Press 5 19079 3816
S. Karger AG 5 16586 3317
The American Association of Immunologists 5 11031 2206
American Society of Hematology 4 8247 2062
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 4 7633 1908
International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 4 6696 1674
JMIR Publications Inc. 4 10528 2632
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 3 9386 3129
American Society for Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) 3 7465 2488
American Thoracic Society 3 3230 1077
F1000 Research, Ltd. 3 3232 1077
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 3 5998 1999
Mary Ann Liebert Inc 3 9692 3231
MyJove Corporation 3 10738 3579
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 3 8636 2879
Royal College of General Practitioners 3 6788 2263
American Physiological Society 2 4270 2135
BioScientifica 2 4750 2375
Future Science, LTD 2 4841 2421
Georg Thieme Verlag KG 2 6221 3111
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 2 5493 2746
IOS Press 2 5112 2556
Life Science Alliance, LLC 2 4658 2329
Microbiology Society 2 2950 1475
Optical Society of America (OSA) 2 5657 2828
The Endocrine Society 2 6855 3427
Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc. 1 3225 3225
American Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) 1 743 743
American Physical Society (APS) 1 2385 2385
American Speech Language Hearing Association 1 2150 2150
British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery 1 4405 4405
Cell Physiol Biochem Press GmbH and Co KG 1 1822 1822
Edinburgh University Press 1 1358 1358
Emerald 1 2715 2715
Ferrata Storti Foundation (Haematologica) 1 2033 2033
International Global Health Society 1 516 516
Ivyspring International Publisher 1 2100 2100
Jiménez-Godoy, S.A. 1 1167 1167
Medip Academy 1 79 79
Medknow 1 272 272
PeerJ 1 1295 1295
Philosophy Documentation Center 1 2263 2263
SPIE-Intl Soc Optical Eng 1 910 910
Ubiquity Press, Ltd. 1 3442 3442

Overview

With the recent contributions included, the overall Wellcome Trust/COAF data which has been added to OpenAPC up to this point 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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Couperin.org provides additional APC data for 9 institutions

The Couperin consortium collects data on APC expenditures from universities and other research institutions in France.

APC expenditures for 9 different institutions have now been made available to OpenAPC, with one institution being included for the first time.

Contact Persons for Couperin are Valerie Larroque and Sandrine Malotaux.

Cost data

The new data set provided by Couperin covers publication fees for 607 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 996,855€ and the average fee is 1,642€. The contribution also contained BPC data for one OA monograph which is not listed here.

The data originates from the following institutions:

  • Institut Laue-Langevin
  • Institut national polytechnique de Toulouse
  • Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD)
  • IRSN
  • Université du Havre
  • Université de Lille
  • Université Technologique de Compiègne
  • Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier
  • EURECOM (new)

Overview

A detailed analysis of the contributed data sets provides the following overview:

Breakdown by publisher

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 160 213952 1337
Springer Nature 127 243498 1917
Frontiers Media SA 62 129737 2093
Elsevier BV 54 79504 1472
Copernicus GmbH 45 69364 1541
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 41 64799 1580
Wiley-Blackwell 22 46673 2122
Oxford University Press (OUP) 10 20128 2013
Pensoft Publishers 7 8060 1151
AAAS 6 18921 3154
American Society for Microbiology 5 5781 1156
BMJ 5 9835 1967
Informa UK Limited 5 8112 1622
American Geophysical Union (AGU) 4 8318 2080
IOP Publishing 4 5868 1467
Scientific Societies 4 4937 1234
American Chemical Society (ACS) 3 6761 2254
Scientific Research Publishing, Inc. 3 2133 711
Ubiquity Press, Ltd. 3 2581 860
Academic Journals 2 784 392
American Physical Society (APS) 2 4125 2062
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 2 3666 1833
IEEE 2 3244 1622
Inter-Research Science Center 2 3600 1800
JMIR Publications Inc. 2 4286 2143
Microbiology Society 2 2180 1090
SAGE Publications 2 2554 1277
Taiwan Association for Aerosol Research 2 1075 538
University of California Press 2 2349 1174
American Medical Association (AMA) 1 2729 2729
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 1 2267 2267
Crimson Publishers 1 1046 1046
CSIRO Publishing 1 493 493
EDP Sciences 1 1800 1800
ESG 1 500 500
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 1408 1408
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) 1 2500 2500
Magnolia Press 1 97 97
National Inquiry Services Center (NISC) 1 2395 2395
New Zealand Ecological Society 1 184 184
Portland Press Ltd. 1 891 891
PPHU Projack 1 245 245
Remedy Publications 1 1548 1548
The Electrochemical Society 1 855 855
Tsunami Society International 1 324 324
Verlag F. Berger und Söhne 1 750 750

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per publisher (in EURO)

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MLU Halle-Wittenberg reports its 2021 APC expenditures

The Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2021 period and some remaining articles for 2020.

The MLU University and State Library (ULB) is in charge of the University’s Open Access Publishing Fund, which is supported under the DFG’s Open Access Publishing Programme.

Contact Person is Roberto Cozatl.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 119 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 218 871€ and the average fee is 1 839€.

The following table provides an overview of the new data:

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 45 81377 1808
Frontiers Media SA 28 52902 1889
Springer Nature 23 52181 2269
Wiley-Blackwell 11 18115 1647
Elsevier BV 3 3302 1101
Informa UK Limited 2 3696 1848
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 2 728 364
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 2326 2326
IMR Press 1 1031 1031
sub\urban e.V. 1 833 833
University of Uludag 1 1785 1785
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 1 595 595

Overview

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