University of Oldenburg updates its APC expenditures

The Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg has updated its APC expenditures. The lastest contribution provides additional data for the years 2016 to 2018.

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 21 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 27 131€ and the average fee is 1 292€.

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 5 8989 1798
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 4 5669 1417
Copernicus GmbH 2 2463 1232
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 2 481 240
MDPI AG 2 1978 989
IOP Publishing 1 1404 1404
Nigerian Medical Association 1 1625 1625
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 1 1650 1650
SAGE Publications 1 975 975
Springer Nature 1 1396 1396
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 1 500 500


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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