IGB joins OpenAPC

We welcome the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) as new contributing institution!

The IGB Library manages the institution’s APC expenditures and the IGB publishing fund established in 2018.

Contact Person is Lydia Koglin.

Cost data

The initial dataset provided by the IGB covers publication fees for 11 articles published in 2017. Total expenditure amounts to 22 407€ and the average fee is 2 037€.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 3 7965 2655
Oxford University Press (OUP) 2 4070 2035
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 1 3000 3000
Elsevier BV 1 2871 2871
Oekom Publishers GmbH 1 850 850
Pensoft Publishers 1 299 299
University of Chicago Press 1 352 352
Wiley-Blackwell 1 3000 3000


A detailed analysis of the contributed data provides the following overview:

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per publisher (in EURO)

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