University of Rhode Island joins OpenAPC

We welcome the University of Rhode Island (URI) as new contributing institution!

The URI University Libraries operate the University's Open Access Fund, which underwrites publication fees for articles published in eligible open access journals.

Contact Person is Andrée Rathemacher.

Cost data

The initial dataset provided by the URI covers publication fees for 14 articles published from 2014 to 2018. Total expenditure amounts to 11 639€ and the average fee is 831€.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
SAGE Publications 3 596 199
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 2 1318 659
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2 2417 1208
Springer Nature 2 3996 1998
Springer Science + Business Media 2 1271 635
Elsevier BV 1 992 992
MDPI AG 1 306 306
Oxford University Press (OUP) 1 745 745


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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