|Agreement labeling||IOP Publishing Read & Publish Agreement|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2023 – 12/31/2025|
|Consortia / Institution||SANLiC|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Average of three years, provided by the IOP|
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|
|Comments on cost development||Average increase on previous spend of 2.26% over the three years of the agreement|
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 fully converted to OA publishing fees (access related costs 5% or less)|
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?
|This is an uncapped agreement with minimal risk|
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?
|Comments on access costs||The share of publishing costs vs access costs is not expressed in the agreement|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||The offer is for unlimited OA publishing in hybrid and fully OA journals with the repurposing of the subscription fees. Given the saving of full OA publishing alone (based on trend) the “increase” on the 2022 subscription fee is effectively 0%.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|