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[Data Set] Mirror, Mirror on the wall, who has the highest APC of them all?

Highest 'Gold OA' and 'Hybrid' article processing charges (APC) for top commercial publishers of academic journals.

Data from April 27, 2021


[DataSet] Meghan M Testerman. (2021). Article Processing Charges (APC): Springer-Nature, Elsevier, Wiley & Sons, SAGE (Version 1.0) [Data set]. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4725804


1. Springer-Nature

OA: Nature Communications (+ 4 other titles): 6,000 USD / 5,250 EUR

Hybrid: Nature (+33 more) 11, 390 USD / 9,500 EUR


2. Elsevier

OA: Patterns/One Earth/Med: 8,900 USD / 7,600 EUR

Hybrid: Cell: 9,900 USD / 8,500 EUR


3. Wiley & Sons

OA: EMBO Molecular Medicine/Molecular Systems Biology: 5,000 USD / 4,500 EUR

Hybrid: EMBO Reports / The EMBO Journal: 5,200 USD / 4,700 EUR


4. Sage

OA: MDM Policy & Practice / Molecular Pain 2,500 USD

Hybrid: Journal of Marketing (+3 other titles): 5,000 USD


5. Taylor & Francis

APCs calculated differently but tops out at 4,800 USD



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