The Geological Society of London
|Geological Society Lyell Collection Read & Publish Agreement 2024-2025
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?
|01/01/2024 – 12/31/2025
|Consortia / Institution
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output
|Average output 2020-2022
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
Transformative 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?
|OA publishing is unlimited
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?
|Original research articles
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|More than 50%
|Comments on access costs
|Pricing gradually moving to publishing fees
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS
|Partly (e.g. to core journals only)
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS
|The agreement offers unlimited read access to the full Lyell Collection and unlimited open access publishing in the hybrid journals and book series in the collection. There is a minimal increase in Year 2.
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|contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org