The Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL) has reported more 2017 expenditures for eLife, MPDI, IOP, PLoS and SPIE 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%.
The new dataset covers publication fees for 146 articles published by MPG researchers with the aforementioned publishers. Total expenditure amounts to 226 094€ and the average fee is 1 549€.
|Articles||Fees paid in EURO||Mean Fee paid|
|New Journal of Physics||40||43956||1099|
|PLOS Computational Biology||9||19927||2214|
|International Journal of Molecular Sciences||4||6747||1687|
|PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases||2||4566||2283|
|Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems||1||946||946|
|Journal of Biomedical Optics||1||1034||1034|
With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the MPG now looks as follows:
Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)
Average costs per year (in EURO)
Average costs per publisher (in EURO)