|Agreement labeling||Karger Journals Read and Publish SMP Agreement 2021-2023|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||01/01/2021 – 12/31/2023|
|Consortia / Institution||Jisc|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Above is for current collections subscribers. It will increase if more institutions join the new R&P deal.|
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development||Costs decrease slightly compared to existing subscription spend by collections subscribers|
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 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?
|Publishing output 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?||Yes|
|OA LICENSE||CC-BY mandatory|
||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||The agreement allows unlimited access to and open access publishing in the hybrid and open access titles for the full portfolio and will therefore allow for 100% transition to open access for UK output where institutions participate. The pricing is based on existing subscription spend plus the Jisc top up fee to access and publish OA in the whole collection. No additional fee has been added to publish OA.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|