Cambridge University Press
|Agreement labeling||Cambridge University Press Journals Open Access|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||01/01/2022 – 12/31/2024|
|Consortia / Institution||Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN)|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development||Actual average APC spend added to agreement, no annual increase in first year. Grant funded APCs were excluded from this calculation.|
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 fully converted to OA publishing fees (access related costs 5% or less)|
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?
|Article output is uncapped|
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?
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||This agreement should have a significant impact on CRKN’s transition to Open Access. It was developed on the basis of cost neutrality and is seen by both parties as transitional. We will need to move further away from historic spend in our next agreement.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|