Cambridge expenditure on APCs in 2014 | Unlocking Research 2015-04-01


"Cambridge (along with many other institutions) were recently approached by Jisc to report on our article processing charges (APC) payments for 2014  as part of Jisc’s APC data collection project to address the Total Cost of Ownership of scholarly communication. Stuart Lawson, who is compiling these datasets has made the files available on Figshare. A couple of caveats – This dataset only contains APCs which were paid centrally; there will be many other APCs paid by the University of Cambridge and its staff which are not included in this dataset. Also we ended up listing the publications that were submitted to our system in 2014 because that was our starting point, rather than considering the payments from 2014 and working back. This might be an issue for the analysis – it will depend on which way people have interpreted ‘2014’. I should note that 74 (12.13%) of the invoices listed in this data were actually paid in January 2015 ... "


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Tags: oa.comment oa.cambridge oa.jisc oa.hybrid oa.fees oa.prices oa.economics_of oa.funders oa.mandates oa.compliance ru.sparc15 oa.policies oa.journals

Date tagged:

04/01/2015, 09:21

Date published:

04/01/2015, 14:13