KIT reports its 2021 APC expenditures

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) has provided its APC expenditures for the 2021 period.

The KIT Library is in charge of the Institution’s Open Access Publishing Fund, which received support by the DFG under its Open-Access Publishing Programme until 2018.

Contact person is Doris Jaeger.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 399 articles, total expenditure amounts to 715,997€ and the average fee is 1,794€.

The following table shows the payments the KIT has made to publishers in 2021.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 176 271938 1545
Springer Nature 79 174752 2212
Frontiers Media SA 51 106626 2091
Copernicus GmbH 41 71908 1754
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 11 21497 1954
Wiley-Blackwell 8 16951 2119
Elsevier BV 7 10126 1447
IEEE 5 8024 1605
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 5 5023 1005
AIP Publishing 2 2621 1311
Schweizerbart 2 4119 2059
AAAS 1 1990 1990
American Chemical Society (ACS) 1 1068 1068
American Physical Society (APS) 1 2000 2000
eLife Sciences Publications, Ltd 1 3193 3193
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) 1 2380 2380
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 1 1695 1695
IOP Publishing 1 1945 1945
JMIR Publications Inc. 1 3165 3165
Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 1 1000 1000
Norwegian Polar Institute 1 1106 1106
Oxford University Press (OUP) 1 1584 1584
The Royal Society 1 1285 1285

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology 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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