Walter de Gruyter
|Agreement labeling||Walter de Gruyter Read & Publish|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||01/01/2020 – 12/31/2022|
|Consortia / Institution||UKB / SURF|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Increasing|
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development||Modest cost increase due to extra content and full OA publishing rights|
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?
|The maximum number of articles is well above the average of the previous years|
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
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|Comments||Costs are not split between Reading and Publishing|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|Comments on workflows||Workflow has just started, and will be monitored during the coming months|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||This new agreement for Walter de Gruyter is a step forward towards 100% Open Access in The Netherlands|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|