University of Oldenburg updates its APC expenditures

The Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg has updated its APC expenditures, providing additional data for the 2017 period.

The BIS (Library and Information System) 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 Kim Braun.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 22 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 26 156€ and the average fee is 1 189€.

The following table shows the payments the BIS has made to publishers since Oldenburg’s last report.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Frontiers Media SA 4 4445 1111
MDPI AG 4 4414 1103
Springer Nature 4 4601 1150
PAGEPress Publications 2 1428 714
Dove Medical Press Ltd. 1 1883 1883
Elsevier BV 1 1681 1681
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 2002 2002
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 1 500 500
IOP Publishing 1 1207 1207
Oxford University Press (OUP) 1 1266 1266
Sciaccess Publishers 1 960 960
University of California Press 1 1769 1769


With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the University of Oldenburg 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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