|Agreement labeling||BMJ Publish & Read|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2021 – 12/31/2021|
|Consortia / Institution||Bibsam Consortium|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||60 in hybrid journals, 100 in gold OA journals|
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
Transfomative agreements vary by their transformative mechanisms, meaning the way in which financing is shifted from the subscription side to open access publishing. What are the characteristics of this agreement to this regard?
|PAR fee same level as last year for hybrid collection + cost for unlimited OA publishing in OA collection|
How do entitlements for open access publishing correlate to the anticipated article output? Which mechanisms for risk sharing have been agreed in cases of exceeding or not reaching the number of OA publishing entitlements?
|Unlimited open access publishing in BMJ Gold OA Journals, and open access publishing of 70 articles in BMJ Standard Collection Journals. It is expected to cover participating organisations total publishing during 2021.|
Are all journals relevant to your affiliated authors (in which you expect them to publish) eligible for OA publishing under the agreement?
|Are fully open access journals covered by the agreement?||Yes|
|OA LICENSE||CC-BY preference, exceptions allowed|
||Original research articles
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|Comments on workflows||First quarter of 2021 seems to have been working fine|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|