Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research joins OpenAPC

We welcome the UFZ (Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research) as new contributing institution! The UFZ Library manages the institute’s expenditures for Open Access publishing.

Contact person is Ilka Rudolf.

About the dataset

The initial dataset contributed by the UFZ contains information on publication fees paid from 2014 to 2016.

Cost Data

The data covers publication fees for 40 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 42 186€ and the average fee is 1 055€.

The following table and plots show the payments the UFZ Library has made to publishers in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 13 14648 1127
Copernicus GmbH 11 9613 874
MDPI AG 11 10774 979
Wiley-Blackwell 4 4860 1215
Frontiers Media SA 1 2291 2291

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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