|Agreement labeling||Read & Publish Licence|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2021 – 12/31/2023|
|Consortia / Institution||MALMAD|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Mean 2017-2019 data provided by publisher. Only 3 members opt for R&P option.|
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development||Costs are based on current subscription spend and discounted (70% discount) average APC value (based on average article output for 2017-2019)|
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?
|Additional 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?
|Agreement allows unlimited publication. No risk sharing if number of articles is lower than expected.|
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 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|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|