Oxford University Press
|Agreement labeling||Oxford Journals Read & Publish|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||Yes
|Agreement period||01/01/2019 – 12/31/2021|
|Consortia / Institution||Bibsam Consortium|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Only hybrid articles counted|
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development||Cost for reading only 2018 compared with PAR cost 2019 =44% increase. Total cost 2019 covers 60% of all hybrid publishing and aprox. 110% of 2018 reading access.|
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?
|65% of anticipated article output year one, 75% year 2, 85% year 3.
Customer takes all risk, but the risk is low. Publisher shall convert articles that have not been published OA due to publisher’s failure.
Remaining funds will rollover to year 2 and 3 but will be lost when the license ends.
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
CC-BY preference, exceptions 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|
|Comments on workflows||Not possible for participating organizations to log in and verify articles, only possible on consortium level|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||Indispensable content, deficient OA workflow, transformative, expensive.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|