Oxford University Press
|Agreement labeling||OUP Consortium Subscription, Perpetual Access and Publishing Agreement|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2023 – 12/31/2025|
|Consortia / Institution||SANLiC|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Average publications across 8 years|
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||Consortium members allowed to choose whether to include the “new journal joiners” (NJJs) in their subscription or not. If NJJs included, increases are 8%; 7%, 6% for 2023, 2024, 2025 respectively; if not included, increase is fixed 2% p.a.|
Transformative 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 fully converted to OA publishing fees (access related costs 5% or less)|
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?
|Minimal risk; uncapped publishing in hybrid journals and discount offered on APCs for gold OA journals|
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 variations allowed|
||Original research articles
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|Comments on access costs||No distinction is made in the costs between access and publishing costs|
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 allows read access to the full 2023 collection for all participants (irrespective of whether they choose to include new journal joiners or not) and uncapped open access publishing of articles in hybrid titles. Discounted APCs are still payable on articles published in fully open access titles.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|