Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
|Agreement labeling||Cold Spring Harbor Journals Read & Publish Agreement|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||01/01/2021 – 12/31/2022|
|Consortia / Institution||Jisc|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||2019 output|
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|
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?
|Open access publishing is unlimited for research articles and is expected to increase. The fee is fixed for 2 years regardless of output.|
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||Agreement includes hybrid journals and subscription (read only) content|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS
||The agreement covers 4 hybrid and 3 read only titles with unlimited open access for all research content. The fee is fixed for 2 years regardless of output, after which pricing mechanisms will be reviewed.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|