GFZ Potsdam reports its 2018 APC expenditures

The Library Wissenschaftspark Albert Einstein has provided us with data on APC expenditures for the 2018 period at the GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences).

Contact person is Roland Bertelmann.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 63 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 102 112€ and the average fee is 1 621€.

The following table shows the payments the Library Wissenschaftspark Albert Einstein has made to publishers on behalf of the GFZ in 2018:

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Copernicus GmbH 35 40923 1169
Springer Nature 10 26086 2609
Frontiers Media SA 6 11788 1965
MDPI AG 6 8252 1375
Elsevier BV 2 5574 2787
American Geophysical Union (AGU) 1 2380 2380
Oxford University Press (OUP) 1 1156 1156
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 1 2166 2166
Soil Science Society of America 1 3788 3788


With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the GFZ 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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