Max Planck Digital Library reports 2016 expenditures for Latest Thinking and Wiley journals

The Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL) has reported its 2016 expenditures for Latest Thinking and Wiley journals.

MPDL provides institutional funding for Open Access publications for researchers affiliated with the Max Planck Society. MPDL makes use of central agreements with Open Access publishers.

Please note that article processing charges funded locally by Max Planck Institutes are not part of this data set. The Max Planck Society has a limited input tax reduction. The refund of input VAT for APC is 20%.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 51 articles published by MPG researchers in the aforementioned journals. Total expenditure amounts to 136 899€ and the average fee is 2 684€.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Latest Thinking 37 117216 3168
Ecology and Evolution 7 8097 1157
EMBO Molecular Medicine 2 5256 2628
Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 2 2206 1103
Ecosphere 1 973 973
Evolutionary Applications 1 1528 1528
Regeneration 1 1622 1622


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