els2020csal

Publisher

Elsevier

Agreement ID els2020csal
Agreement labeling Elsevier Read & Publish
Has the agreement been disclosed and published? Yes
URL https://consortium.ch/wp_live/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Elsevier_agreement_2020-2023.pdf
Agreement period 01/01/2020 – 12/31/2023
Consortia / Institution Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries
Country Switzerland
SIZE

Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications

3300
COSTS

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 Annual price increase based on inflation
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?

 

The total cost is based solely on historical subscription costs and expenditure for Gold OA
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?

No risk sharing. Researchers pay the standard APC if we exceed the total number of articles in the first three years.
OA COVERAGE

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

No
Are fully open access journals covered by the agreement? Yes
OA LICENSE CC-BY preference, exceptions allowed
ARTICLE TYPES
Original research articles
Review articles
Letters
Editorials
Case Reports, Microarticles, Original software publications, Practice Guidelines, Protocols, Replication Studies, Short communication, Short survey, Video Articles
ACCESS COSTS

What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?

0%
Comments Not specified. Read & Publish costs are not distinguished.
ACCESS COVERAGE

Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?

Yes
PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS Partly (e.g. to core journals only)
WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT Too early to assess
Comments on workflows During the contract period, articles can be published retroactively OA with the consent of the author
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