University of Linz reports its 2021 APC expenditures

The Johannes Kepler University Linz has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2021 period.

The JKU library operates an Open Access publication fund which provides support for Open Access publishing.

Contact Person is Susanne Luger.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 65 articles, total expenditure amounts to 112,432€ and the average fee is 1,730€.

The following table shows the payments the JKU library has made to publishers in 2021 (including taxes and discounts).

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 45 69177 1537
Frontiers Media SA 7 19543 2792
Springer Nature 4 8940 2235
Wiley-Blackwell 2 4048 2024
American Physical Society (APS) 1 2534 2534
BioScientifica 1 1800 1800
Copernicus GmbH 1 768 768
Elsevier BV 1 2142 2142
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) 1 2400 2400
International Association of Online Engineering (IAOE) 1 468 468
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 1 612 612

Overview

The following plots provide a detailed overview of all data contributed by the University of Linz up to now:

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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New APC data harvested from Regensburg University

New APC data has been harvested from the institutional repository of Regensburg University, which was the first OpenAPc participant to switch to data provision via OAI-PMH.

Regensburg University Library is in charge of the central publication fund at University of Regensburg, which received support by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) under its Open-Access Publishing Programme until 2019.

Contact person is Dr. Gernot Deinzer.

Cost data

The new data covers publication fees for 55 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 94 361€ and the average fee is 1 716€.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 29 48783 1682
Frontiers Media SA 16 25130 1571
BMJ 3 5087 1696
Informa UK Limited 2 5955 2978
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2 3406 1703
Elsevier BV 1 2579 2579
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 2231 2231
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 1 1190 1190

Overview

With the recent set of harvest data included, the overall APC data for Regensburg 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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New APC data harvested from Saarland University

New APC data has been harvested from the institutional repository of Saarland University.

The Saarland University and State Library (SULB) decided to make data on APC expenditures directly available in their institutional repository, where it can be harvested by OpenAPC on a regular basis via OAI-PMH.

The SULB is also in charge of the central publication fund at Saarland University, which receives support by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) under its Open-Access Publishing Programme.

Contact person is Ulrich Herb.

Cost data

The new data covers publication fees for 33 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 52,546€ and the average fee is 1,592€.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 18 32004 1778
Springer Nature 5 7545 1509
Frontiers Media SA 3 4619 1540
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) 1 1292 1292
Elsevier BV 1 524 524
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 1823 1823
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) 1 1166 1166
SPIE-Intl Soc Optical Eng 1 1691 1691
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 1 298 298
Wiley-Blackwell 1 1585 1585

Overview

The overall APC data for Saarland University 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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