Cambridge University Press
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2020 – 12/31/2022|
|Consortia / Institution||Unit|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Agreement now includes unlimited publishing|
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||5% yearly price increase. This includes unlimited publishing and yearly upgrade of package|
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?
|Agreement includes unlimited publishing|
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%|
|Comments on access costs||75% access/25% publishing in 2020 and gradually changed to 38%/62% in 2022|
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 covers unlimited publishing and read access to the full journal journal package. The access related costs are reduced to 32% and the publishing cost is 68% of the total cost in 2022. However, the transition to only paying for the publishing part will be an important element in the next period.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|