Royal Society of Chemistry
|Agreement labeling||Read & Publish Agreement|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2021 – 31/12/2023|
|Consortia / Institution||KEMOE/FWF|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
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||On a national level. Third transformative agreement with the Royal society of Chemistry in Austria.|
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 risk is not equally shared, it’s on the institutional side|
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?||No|
|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%|
|Comments on access costs||Reading Fee is calculated annually on a global basis|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|Comments on workflows||The Austrian Science Fund joined the consortium. We look forward to seeing the integration of the funding agency in the workflow.|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||We would like to see the inclusion of the total publishing portfolio|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|