|Agreement labeling||Emerald Journals Read & Publish|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||01/01/2021 – 12/31/2023|
|Consortia / Institution||Bibsam Consortium|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development||27% increase|
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?
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?
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 mandatory|
||Original research articles
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|More than 50%|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|Comments on workflows||First quarter of 2021 seems to have been working fine|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||Subscription costs will need to come down in the future. More journals than the currently 2 (out of 300) need to become fully OA.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|