TU Dortmund reports its 2016 APC expenditures

The Technische Universität Dortmund has updated its APC expenditures. The latest contribution provides data for the 2016 period.

Dortmund University Library is in charge of the University’s Open Access Publishing Fund.

Contact person is Dr. Kathrin Höhner.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 11 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 13 127€ and the average fee is 1 193€.

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

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Kritische Geographie Berlin e.V. 3 1000 333
Wiley-Blackwell 2 3714 1857
Cogitatio 1 952 952
Frontiers Media SA 1 2000 2000
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 1618 1618
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 1 144 144
Optical Society of America (OSA) 1 2232 2232
Springer Nature 1 1467 1467


With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the TU Dortmund 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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