Couperin.org provides additional APC data for two institutions

The Couperin consortium collects data on APC expenditures from universities and other research institutions in France. The latest data delivery contains additional articles for the Université de Bourgogne and an initial data set for the Université Paris Descartes.

Contact Persons for Couperin are Valerie Larroque and Sandrine Malotaux.

Cost data

The new data set provided by Couperin covers publication fees for 51 articles published in 2015. Total expenditure amounts to 74 524€ and the average fee is 1 461€.

The data originates from the Université de Bourgogne (Update) and the Université Paris Descartes (Initial data).

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Frontiers Media SA 14 17460 1247
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 8 10472 1309
Springer Nature 7 11276 1611
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 5 8150 1630
Oxford University Press (OUP) 3 6300 2100
Elsevier BV 3 2755 918
MDPI AG 2 1676 838
Scientific Research Publishing, Inc, 1 890 890
Impact Journals, LLC 1 2850 2850
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 1 2033 2033
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 1 2641 2641
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 1 2530 2530
SAGE Publications 1 252 252
Society for Neuroscience 1 1569 1569
The American Association of Immunologists 1 2385 2385
Wiley-Blackwell 1 1284 1284

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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JGU Mainz reports its 2013 APC expenditures

The JGU Mainz has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2013 period.

Mainz University Library is in charge of the institution's Open Access Publication Funds, which is supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) under its Open-Access Publishing Programme.

Contact person is Karin Eckert.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 71 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 77 085€ and the average fee is 1 086€.

The following table shows the payments Mainz University Library has made to publishers in 2013.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 25 27136 1085
Springer Science + Business Media 18 25988 1444
Frontiers Media SA 10 9004 900
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 4 3788 947
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 4 493 123
MDPI AG 3 3112 1037
Baishideng Publishing Group Inc. 1 1058 1058
Dove Medical Press Ltd. 1 1486 1486
IOP Publishing 1 1178 1178
Nature Publishing Group 1 2000 2000
OMICS Publishing Group 1 681 681
Scientific Research Publishing, Inc, 1 460 460
Wiley-Blackwell 1 701 701

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for Mainz 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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Heidelberg University updates its APC expenditures from 2016 to 2018

Heidelberg University has updated its APC expenditures. The recent contribution contains additional APC data for the 2017 and 2018 periods and introduces some corrections.

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

Contact person is Dr. Jochen Apel.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 112 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 173 459€ and the average fee is 1 549€.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 47 78350 1667
Frontiers Media SA 21 36318 1729
MDPI AG 10 12115 1211
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 10 14705 1471
BMJ 4 5840 1460
Elsevier BV 3 2436 812
Copernicus GmbH 2 2817 1408
Dove Medical Press Ltd. 2 3729 1865
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 2 3866 1933
American Society for Microbiology 1 507 507
British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery 1 1755 1755
Cogitatio 1 1071 1071
Informa UK Limited 1 1743 1743
International Scientific Information, Inc. 1 1446 1446
IOP Publishing 1 1392 1392
JMIR Publications Inc. 1 1556 1556
Journal of Infection in Developing Countries 1 357 357
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 1 1505 1505
Oxford University Press (OUP) 1 1410 1410
Wiley-Blackwell 1 541 541

Overview

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