The Company of Biologists
|Read & Publish Initiative
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?
|06/15/2023 – 06/15/2026
|Consortia / Institution
|Mount Royal University
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
|If there was a cost increase we would not be participating
Transformative 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)
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?
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|More than 50%
|Comments on access costs
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS
|Too early to assess
|Comments on workflows
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS
|Definitely sustainable regarding costs. We have concerns about the sustainability regarding operations.
|Request contact to the licensee
|contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org