|Agreement labeling||Biochemical Society Publish and Read Agreement|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2020 – 12/31/2021|
|Consortia / Institution||Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL)|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Average over last two years|
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development||The 2020 PAR price is based on the 2019 subscription price PLUS the average OA spend across 2017-2018 for each member|
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|
|CAPS AND ALLOWANCES
|Opt-in three-year pilot for Consortium members|
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?
|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
|Too early to assess impact|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|