The Geological Society of London
|Agreement labeling||Geological Society Lyell Collection Read & Publish Agreement 2021|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||01/01/2021 – 12/31/2021|
|Consortia / Institution||Jisc|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Approximate output based on 2018/19 numbers|
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 published output is unlimited and this is expected to increase as previously paywalled articles are converted to OA.|
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 preference, exceptions allowed|
||Original research articles
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|More than 50%|
|Comments on access costs||Read access to key book series and historic collections as well as Read & Publish in hybrid journals and books|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Partly (e.g. to core journals only)|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS
||The agreement offers read access to the full Lyell Collection and unlimited open access publishing for corresponding authors at participating institutions in the hybrid journals and book series in the collection.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|