Cambridge University Press
|Agreement labeling||Read and Publish|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2021 – 12/31/2023|
|Consortia / Institution||JULAC|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Only 4 out of the 8 members who have entered the Read and Publish agreement at 2021. The size (42) covers about 45% of the total number of articles of the consortium.|
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||One of the participating members had individual journal subscriptions for years (less than 20% of the full package); it is a huge cost increase to gain the access to all journals content and unlimited APC under this TA deal.|
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?
|Unlimited free OA articles|
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
Case report, Brief report, Rapid communications
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 remaining 4 members can enter the Read and Publish agreement at 2022 or 2023 renewals.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|