Jisc collections data included into OpenAPC

Jisc Collections has been gathering and releasing data on APC payments made by UK higher education institutions (HEIs).

Ruhr Universität Bochum reports its 2016 APC expenditures

The Ruhr Universität Bochum (RUB) has provided its APC expenditures for the 2016 period.

Freie Universität Berlin reports its remaining 2016 APC expenditures

The Freie Universität Berlin has updated its APC expenditures, providing all remaining data for the 2016 period.

University of Oldenburg updates its APC expenditures

The Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg has updated its APC expenditures. The lastest contribution provides additional articles both for the 2016 and 2017 periods.

Analysing hybrid Elsevier articles for correct access rights

Having read Ross Mounce’s interesting article on wrongly paywalled Open Access articles in hybrid Elsevier journals, I came up with the idea of throwing a bit more data at the issue. We have a lot of those articles in our OpenAPC data collection (2630 articles in 670 different journals, to be precise), and since the contributing institutions reported their APC costs for all of them, we can be pretty confident that they were all paid for and none should be paywalled at the moment.

GFZ Potsdam updates its 2016 APC expenditures

The Library Wissenschaftspark Albert Einstein has updated the GFZ’s APC expenditures for the 2016 period.

Münster University joins OpenAPC

We welcome Münster University as new contributing institution! Münster University Library is in charge of the institution’s Open Access Publication Funds, which received support by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) under its Open-Access Publishing Programme.

Bielefeld University updates its 2016 APC expenditures

Bielefeld University has provided its APC expenditures for the 2016 period.

Virginia Tech joins OpenAPC

We welcome the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University as new contributing institution!

University of Milan joins OpenAPC

We welcome the Università degli Studi di Milano (University of Milan) as our first contributing institution from Italy!