The Company of Biologists
|Agreement labeling||The Company of Biologists Read & Publish Open Access initiative|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2021 – 12/31/2022|
|Consortia / Institution||UiT The Arctic University of Norway|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
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||No price increase going into or during 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?
|Fixed price packaged deal|
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 Open Access publishing within price range|
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?||No|
|OA LICENSE||CC-BY mandatory|
||Original research articles
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|More than 50%|
|Comments on access costs||Publishing costs vs access costs are not explicitly defined in the agreement|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|Comments on workflows
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|