Qatar National Library reports new APC expenditures and TA data

The Qatar National Library (مكتبة قطر الوطنية) has updated its cost data, the recent contribution provides APC expenditures for the 2021 to 2022 period and some remaining articles for 2019 and 2020 as well as articles published under transformative agreements from 2018 up to 2022.

Contact Person for the QNL is Sarah Abusaada.

Cost data

The new data set provided by the National Library covers publication fees for 66 articles, total expenditure amounts to 108,738€ and the average fee is 1,648€. Please note that articles published in journals under transformative agreements are not included in this list, as they are aggregated in OpenAPC’s transformative agreements data set.

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


  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Frontiers Media SA 22 47278 2149
MDPI AG 15 27943 1863
Elsevier BV 13 14166 1090
SAGE Publications 4 4969 1242
Springer Nature 3 4930 1643
American Chemical Society (ACS) 2 2042 1021
Hamad bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press) 2 980 490
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2 2814 1407
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 1622 1622
Informa UK Limited 1 850 850
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 1 1144 1144

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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