Royal College of General Practitioners
|Agreement labeling||RCGP Read and Publish Transitional Agreement 2023-2024|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||01/01/2023 – 12/31/2024|
|Consortia / Institution||Jisc|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Average article output 2020-2021|
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||All read costs have been waived for the agreement|
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 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?
|OA publishing is unlimited|
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 mandatory|
||Original research articles|
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|Comments on access costs||Costs are based on previous publishing output|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||Costs are based on previous publishing output 2019-2021 and fixed for 2 years. There are no read fees associated with this agreement.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|