cam2021julac

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

Agreement ID cam2021julac
Agreement labeling Read and Publish
Has the agreement been disclosed and published? No
Agreement period 01/01/2021 – 12/31/2023
Consortia / Institution JULAC
Country Hong Kong
SIZE

Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications

42
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.
COSTS

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.
FINANCIAL SHIFT

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
RISK SHARING

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
OA COVERAGE

Are all journals relevant to your affiliated authors (in which you expect them to publish) eligible for OA publishing under the agreement?

No
Are fully open access journals covered by the agreement? Yes
OA LICENSE CC-BY variations allowed
ARTICLE TYPES
Original research articles
Review articles
Case report, Brief report, Rapid communications
ACCESS COSTS

What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?

More than 50%
ACCESS COVERAGE

Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?

Yes
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.
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