KIT reports its 2017 APC expenditures

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) has provided its APC expenditures for the 2017 period.

The KIT Library is in charge of the Institution's Open Access Publishing Fund, which is supported by the DFG under its Open-Access Publishing Programme.

Contact person is Doris Jaeger.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 132 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 198 009€ and the average fee is 1 500€.

The following table shows the payments the KIT has made to publishers in 2017.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Copernicus GmbH 41 62065 1514
Springer Nature 30 50750 1692
MDPI AG 16 17550 1097
Frontiers Media SA 7 11545 1649
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 6 9671 1612
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 4 7593 1898
Elsevier BV 3 4517 1506
IOP Publishing 3 5112 1704
Schweizerbart 3 4779 1593
Wiley-Blackwell 3 5022 1674
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2 3750 1875
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 2 1340 670
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 2 1726 863
AIP Publishing 1 1367 1367
American Chemical Society (ACS) 1 1521 1521
American Physical Society (APS) 1 2000 2000
Informa UK Limited 1 940 940
International Journal of Engineering Research and Development 1 182 182
Ivyspring International Publisher 1 509 509
JMIR Publications Inc. 1 2000 2000
MedCrave Group, LLC 1 897 897
Remedy Publications 1 1801 1801
Scientific Research Publishing, Inc, 1 1373 1373

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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