|Agreement labeling||Read & Publish License Agreement|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||01/01/2022 – 12/31/2024|
|Consortia / Institution||HEAL-Link (Hellenic Academic Libraries Link)|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||An average of 54 articles is published by HEAL-Link members, per annum 2018 – 2021|
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development||8% cost increase in relation to the 2021 agreement, covering both the reading and publishing parts of the agreement|
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 slightly increased and OA publishing added|
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?
|Not applicable since we have unlimited open access 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 variations allowed|
||Original research articles
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||We (at HEAL-Link) consider this a quite well Transformative Agreement and the cost is sustainable. Reading fee and publishing fee components are clearly defined. Since it is the first RAP agreement with the IOP Publishing, it remains for the publisher’s workflow to be evaluated by HEAL-Link eligible authors and staff.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|