Koninklijke Brill N.V.
|Agreement labeling||Brill Journals Read & Publish Agreement 2021-2022|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||01/01/2021 – 12/31/2022|
|Consortia / Institution||Jisc|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Based on 2019 article output|
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Agreement costs within the range of the previous spending level|
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?
|Subscriptions partly converted to OA publishing fees|
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?
|Open access publishing output is uncapped and expected to increase. The fee is fixed for two years regardless of output.|
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?
|More than 50%|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||The agreement allows unlimited access to and open access publishing in hybrid and open access titles for the full portfolio and will therefore allow for 100% transition to open access for UK output where institutions participate. The price is based on current spend and fixed for the duration of the two-year term.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|