• UK universities' spending on journal subscriptions

    Stuart Lawson and Ben Meghreblian submitted a series of freedom of information requests to obtain journal subscription data for 153 UK higher education institutions detailed in their paper in f1000 research.

    Try my shiny app to see how much your university spent. With the caveat that “caution must be exercised when comparing the amount that an institution pays to the amount paid by other institutions, because it is likely that they are not purchasing access to exactly the same ‘package’ of content.

    The University of Manchester was top of the spending table for 2014 with £3.2M.

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