Oxford University Press
|Agreement labeling||OUP Read and Publish Agreement|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2022 – 12/31/2024|
|Consortia / Institution||UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA)|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development||This was more than the subscription only agreement, but the costs are estimated to be in the range of the previous combined overall subscription and Open Access publishing spending level|
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 agreement allows a higher number of outputs to be published in comparison with previous years. In addition, each year the number of allowed outputs increases slightly, and any of the allowance that has not been used up on any given year can roll over and be used in the next year.|
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 preference, exceptions allowed|
||Original research articles
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|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||This agreement is beneficial to UKHSA because it allows for any article type to be published through the agreement in either fully open access or hybrid journals, and it will make publishing open access easier and more frictionless|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|