Cambridge University Press
|Agreement labeling||CUP Read and Publish|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2020 – 12/31/2022|
|Consortia / Institution||Los Alamos National Laboratory|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||This number represents our estimated output for 2020|
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|
|Comments on cost development||Cost is equivalent to our previous license fee|
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?
|There is no defined maximum or minimum on number of articles that can be published OA under this agreement. Although it is agreed that an “extraordinary” level of article output may be cause for a discussion of previous terms.|
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 variations 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|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||This is a fully transformative agreement and the costs are sustainable. We expect the number of participating society journals to remain stable or increase. Overall, we are very pleased with the terms of this agreement.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|