rsc2022crui

Publisher

Royal Society of Chemistry

Agreement ID rsc2022crui
Agreement labeling RSC Read and Publish
Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published? To be published
Agreement period 01/01/2022 – 12/31/2024
Consortia / Institution CRUI-CARE
Country Italy
SIZE

Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications

250
Comments on size/article output Numbers of articles in RSC hybrid journals
COSTS

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
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 fully converted to OA publishing fees (access related costs 5% or less)
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?

The number of articles included should guarantee the full coverage of potential articles during the term
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 mandatory
ARTICLE TYPES
Original research articles
Review articles
Letters
Analysis, Application, Chemistry Frontiers, Communication, Concise Article, Edge Article, Emerging Area Feature Article, Focus, Forum, Frontier, Highlight, Method, Mini-review, New Product Update, Opinion, Perspective, Synopsis, Technical Innovation, Technical Note, Tutorial Account, Tutorial Review, Viewpoint
ACCESS COSTS

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

20%-50%
ACCESS COVERAGE

Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?

Yes
PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS Yes
WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT Too early to assess
Comments on workflows The Publisher doesn’t have a dashboard for the management of the workflow; verifications follow the OA publication
OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS This Agreement is sustainable and should guarantee the 100% coverage of potential needs of the corresponding authors of the subscribing institutions
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