Oxford University Press
|Agreement labeling||Oxford University Press consortium agreement|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2020 – 12/31/2022|
|Consortia / Institution||Consortia of Chinese Academy of Sciences|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Researchers and graduate students of Chinese Academy of Sciences published 244 articles in OUP journals in 2018, including 60 open access articles.|
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||The annual increase during the contract period is higher than that under the subscription-only mode|
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?
|The OA article allowance. Any amount of the OA article allowance remaining in the OA account at the end of each calendar year of the subscription period will not rollover and will be forfeited is a fixed amount that increases in each year of the agreement.|
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|
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|Comments on access costs||The access fee is about 50% of the total in Year 1 and declines each year. This fee is higher than we would normally prefer.|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||This is the first transformative agreement in China. Taking this agreement as the starting point, the National Science Library of Chinese Academy of Sciences will be continuously strengthening the implementation of the open access policy of Chinese Academy of Sciences, as well as working to promote the transition towards open access with more partners.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|