IPN reports its 2017 and 2018 APC expenditures

The IPN (Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education) has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2017 and 2018 periods.

The IPN Library manages the Institute's Open Access publication fund which pays APCs for articles published by IPN scientists.

Contact Person is Barbara Senkbeil-Stoffels.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 41 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 79 859€ and the average fee is 1 948€.

The following table shows the payments the IPN has made to publishers in 2017 and 2018.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Elsevier BV 12 20588 1716
Springer Nature 7 17065 2438
Hogrefe Publishing Group 4 10056 2514
Wiley-Blackwell 4 10858 2715
Informa UK Limited 3 6246 2082
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2 3193 1597
MDPI AG 2 1741 871
SAGE Publications 2 2854 1427
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 1048 1048
IOP Publishing 1 2320 2320
Modestum Limited 1 1092 1092
American Physical Society (APS) 1 1666 1666
Ernst Reinhardt, GmbH & Co. KG 1 1130 1130

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the IPN 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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Couperin.org provides additional APC data for 2017

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

APC expenditures for 4 more institutions have now been made available to OpenAPC, introducing one new participant.

Contact Persons for Couperin are Valerie Larroque and Sandrine Malotaux.

Cost data

The new data set provided by Couperin covers publication fees for 64 articles published in 2017. Total expenditure amounts to 114 576€ and the average fee is 1 790€.

The data originates from the Université Lyon 1, the Université Paris Diderot, the Université Toulouse III and the Université de La Rochelle.

Overview

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

Breakdown by publisher

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 17 32954 1938
MDPI AG 7 8240 1177
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 7 10309 1473
Frontiers Media SA 6 10318 1720
Elsevier BV 4 14129 3532
Scientific Research Publishing, Inc, 4 3099 775
Dove Medical Press Ltd. 2 4396 2198
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 2 3816 1908
IOP Publishing 2 2775 1388
Optical Society of America (OSA) 2 3559 1780
Wiley-Blackwell 2 4487 2244
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 1 3175 3175
BMJ 1 2280 2280
ESG 1 500 500
Genetics Society of America 1 1624 1624
Impact Journals, LLC 1 2686 2686
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 1 1646 1646
Oxford University Press (OUP) 1 2600 2600
Science Publishing Group 1 485 485
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 1 1500 1500

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per publisher (in EURO)

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Charité joins OpenAPC

We welcome the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin as new contributing institution!

The Charité Medical Library is in charge of the institution's Open Access Publication Funds, which is receiving support by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) under its Open-Access Publishing Programme.

Contact Person is Steffi Grimm.

Cost data

The initial data set provided by the Charité Medical Library covers publication fees for 232 articles published in 2018. Total expenditure amounts to 381 125€ and the average fee is 1 643€.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Frontiers Media SA 72 132198 1836
Springer Nature 50 81537 1631
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 36 54761 1521
MDPI AG 17 25091 1476
BMJ 10 16169 1617
Wiley-Blackwell 7 12009 1716
Elsevier BV 6 10236 1706
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 6 8092 1349
Dove Medical Press Ltd. 4 7468 1867
Ivyspring International Publisher 3 3296 1099
SAGE Publications 3 2816 939
American Society for Microbiology 2 3421 1711
Impact Journals, LLC 2 4083 2042
JMIR Publications Inc. 2 3312 1656
Oxford University Press (OUP) 2 3427 1714
S. Karger AG 2 2812 1406
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 1 1929 1929
eLife Sciences Publications, Ltd 1 1916 1916
Informa UK Limited 1 1919 1919
International Scientific Information, Inc. 1 1002 1002
Optical Society of America (OSA) 1 1703 1703
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 1 505 505
Pan African Medical Journal 1 184 184
PeerJ 1 1237 1237

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per publisher (in EURO)

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