Humboldt University of Berlin reports 2020 APC expenditures

The Humboldt University of Berlin (HU Berlin) has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2020 period and also cost data on articles published under the DEAL agreement with Wiley.

The University Library of HU Berlin is in charge of the University’s Open Access Publishing Fund, which is supported under the DFG’s Open Access Publishing Programme.

Institutional contact for the data set is the HU Library Open Access Team.

Cost data

The new data covers publication fees for 120 articles, total expenditure amounts to 159,366€ and the average fee is 1,328€.

The following table provides an overview of the new data. Please note that articles published in hybrid Wiley 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
Informa UK Limited 39 29440 755
Frontiers Media SA 23 42903 1865
MDPI AG 19 27819 1464
Wiley-Blackwell 9 16416 1824
Springer Nature 5 9366 1873
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 4 6715 1679
sub\urban e.V. 3 1500 500
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2 3785 1893
Elsevier BV 2 3627 1814
Oxford University Press (OUP) 2 3293 1647
American Physical Society (APS) 1 1396 1396
Beltz Juventa 1 480 480
Copernicus GmbH 1 1429 1429
eLife Sciences Publications, Ltd 1 1932 1932
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 949 949
IOP Publishing 1 1891 1891
JMIR Publications Inc. 1 1670 1670
Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften 1 536 536
PeerJ 1 1309 1309
Resilience Alliance, Inc. 1 1152 1152
Ubiquity Press, Ltd. 1 857 857
University of Zurich 1 900 900

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the HU 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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DIPF joins OpenAPC

We welcome the DIPF (Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education) as new contributing institution!

The DIPF’s Educational Research Library Frankfurt operates the DIPF publications database and the institutional Open Access repository and has provided an initial data set to OpenAPC.

Contact Person is Manuela Bielow.

Cost data

The initial dataset provided by the DIPF covers publication fees for 21 articles published in 2019 and 2020, total expenditure amounts to 38,176€ and the average fee is 1,818€. The DIPF also provided BPC data for 3 OA monographs (not shown here).

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Frontiers Media SA 4 4858 1214
MDPI AG 3 4146 1382
Springer Nature 3 7806 2602
Wiley-Blackwell 3 7594 2531
American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2 491 246
Elsevier BV 2 3273 1637
American Psychological Association (APA) 1 2665 2665
Emerald 1 2717 2717
Hogrefe Publishing Group 1 2231 2231
Informa UK Limited 1 2395 2395

Overview

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

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per publisher (in EURO)

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IAB reports its 2019 APC expenditures

The IAB (Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung) has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2019 period. The report also covered cost data on hybrid articles published under the DEAL agreement with Wiley.

The IAB is a research institute and special office of the German Federal Employment Agency.

Contact person for the IAB data is Friedrich Riedel.

Cost Data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 24 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 57,506€ and the average fee is 2,396€.

The following table shows the payments the IAB has made to publishers in 2019. Please note that articles published in hybrid Wiley 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
Oxford University Press (OUP) 6 16380 2730
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 5 11900 2380
Wiley-Blackwell 4 11720 2930
SAGE Publications 3 6572 2191
Springer Nature 2 5617 2808
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 1 95 95
Cogitatio 1 1071 1071
Informa UK Limited 1 2707 2707
Swansea University 1 1443 1443

Overview

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