|Read & Publish Licence Agreement
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?
|01/01/2023 – 12/31/2025
|Consortia / Institution
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
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?
|No mechanisms for risk sharing have been agreed due to the agreement covering an unlimited amount of articles
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?
|All original research and review type content; including but not limited to:
Paper, Special issue paper/article, Review, Letter, Note, Perspective, Short Communication, Viewpoint, Topical review, Topical issue article, Comment, Corrigendum, Addendum
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|Comments on access costs
|Agreement distinguishes between read and publish fees. Total costs are partly based on access fees.
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS
|Comments on workflows
|Currently manual workflow, but publisher is working on a dashboard-based solution. Switch from Offsetting to Read & Publish agreement makes it easier to manage.
|Request contact to the licensee
|contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org