Cambridge University Press
|Agreement labeling||Cambridge Read & Publish Agreement|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2021 – 12/31/2023|
|Consortia / Institution||University of Texas System Digital Library|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||That figure represents output in 2019. We expect the new model will attract even more authors.|
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||Within range of previous agreement costs combined with APCs for articles in fully OA journals (previously outside the agreement)|
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?
|The publishing fees are fixed for the duration of the agreement. There are no added fees for the number of articles published over the historical average.|
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|
|Comments on workflows||Early indicators are that we’ve had a largely positive response from our faculty and researchers|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||This agreement both expands read access as well as supports publishing while remaining mostly cost neutral. We chose to participate due to those factors.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|