Max Planck Digital Library reports 2017 expenditures Wiley journals

The Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL) has reported its 2017 expenditures 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 22 articles published by MPG researchers in Wiley journals. Total expenditure amounts to 62 425€ and the average fee is 2 838€.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Advanced Science 7 32774 4682
Ecology and Evolution 4 6385 1596
Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 4 6517 1629
Plant Biotechnology Journal 2 5303 2652
Brain and Behavior 1 2095 2095
Earth’s Future 1 1664 1664
MicrobiologyOpen 1 2327 2327
Molecular Systems Biology 1 3882 3882
Physiological Reports 1 1479 1479


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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