cam2022crkn

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

Agreement ID cam2022crkn
Agreement labeling Cambridge University Press Journals Open Access
Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published? Yes
URL https://www.crkn-rcdr.ca/sites/crkn/files/
2022-01/CRKN_Cambridge_2022-2024_License_Amendment_Final_
Countersigned_redacted.pdf
Agreement period 01/01/2022 – 12/31/2024
Consortia / Institution Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN)
Country Canada
SIZE

Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications

900
COSTS

How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?

Cost increase
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.
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 fully converted to OA publishing fees (access related costs 5% or less)
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?

 

Article output is uncapped
OA COVERAGE

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

Yes
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?

1%-5%
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 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.
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