University of Potsdam reports its 2016 APC expenditures

The University of Potsdam has updated its APC expenditures. The latest contribution provides data for the 2016 period.

Potsdam University Library 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 Marco Winkler.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 36 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 55 114€ and the average fee is 1 531€.

The following table shows the payments Potsdam University Library has made to publishers in 2016.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Frontiers Media SA 11 17415 1583
Springer Nature 10 14903 1490
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 6 9239 1540
IOP Publishing 3 4917 1639
AIP Publishing 1 1984 1984
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 1583 1583
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 1 224 224
MDPI AG 1 1565 1565
Resilience Alliance, Inc. 1 1462 1462
Wiley-Blackwell 1 1821 1821


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