rsc2019ukb

Publisher

Royal Society of Chemistry

Agreement ID rsc2019ukb
Agreement labeling RSC
Has the agreement been disclosed and published? Yes
URL https://www.openaccess.nl/sites/www.openaccess.nl/
files/documenten/surfmarket-rsc_2019-2020_-_fully_signed_geredigeerd.pdf
Agreement period 01/01/2019 – 12/31/2020
Consortia / Institution SURFMarket UKB
Country Netherlands
SIZE

Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications

195
COSTS

How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?

Cost increase
FINANCIAL SHIFT

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
RISK SHARING

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 COVERAGE

Are all journals relevant to your affiliated authors (in which you expect them to publish) eligible for oa publishing under the agreement?

Yes
Are fully open access journals covered by the agreement? No
OA LICENSE CC-BY variations allowed
ARTICLE TYPES
Original research articles
ACCESS COSTS

What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?

More than 50%
Comment 
ACCESS COVERAGE

Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?

Yes
PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS Yes
WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT Deficient
Comments on workflows For this period several options are valid
OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS

 

  • Open access titles of RSC are not covered yet
  • Fixed number of OA articles should be captured more flexibly in next contract
  • Price caps should be placed centrally in the follow up
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