Collection & Reporting of APCs


The objective of this project is to design and implement a consistent process for collection and reporting of article processing charges (APCs) in Australian universities.


  • Project commenced in Q3 2018
  • Design of a process was undertaken in the first half of 2019 with outcomes reported at the IATUL conference.
  • Implementation will take place in the second half of 2019.


  • Review national and international approaches to collecting APCs information;
  • Develop options for collecting information on institutional APCs;
  • Seek feedback from CAUL members and other stakeholders about what is possible or what might be possible;
  • Determine and agree on a process for collecting APC information
  • Work with stakeholders to develop an implementation plan
  • Implement the approach



Library Discovery and Web Services Administrator at University of New England
Director Information Systems and Resource Services at University of Queensland
Consultant at Independent Consultant
Library Manager, (Research Publications and Data Services) at University of Western Australia
Faculty Librarian at University of Newcastle
Executive Officer at Australasian Open Access Strategy Group
Acting Director of Libraries at Australian Catholic University
Team Lead [field_term]
Author Harry Rolf
Last modified 16 March 2020