Oxford University Press
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||01/01/2021 – 12/31/2023|
|Consortia / Institution||FinELib consortium|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||The agreement covers OUP’s hybrid journals. The allowance for 2021 is 248 OA articles, which makes up around 115% of the 2020 output. The allowance will increase gradually during the agreement term.|
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||Taking into account the fees previously paid to the Publisher for subscription as well as for OA publishing (APCs)|
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?
|Although the agreement does not include unlimited publishing, the article allowance will increase gradually during the agreement term. In addition, any unused OA article allowance will rollover and be available throughout the subscription period, while the number of articles published in new journals added to the agreement will be added to the allowance.|
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 preference, exceptions allowed|
||Original research articles
The number of eligible article types exceeds 300. The agreement is intended to cover peer-reviewed primary research articles, yet it is at the liberty of FinELib to approve any article types.
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|More than 50%|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|Comments on workflows||Monitored on regular basis together with OUP. The publisher is working towards workflow improvement.|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS
||The agreement allows read access to OUP’s full collection, while also allowing authors from participating institutions to publish Open Access in OUP’s hybrid journals at no additional charge. It transitions most Finland affiliated OUP articles towards Open Access.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|