Royal Society of Chemistry
|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|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Numbers of articles in RSC hybrid journals|
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|
Transformative 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?
|The number of articles included should guarantee the full coverage of potential articles during the term|
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 mandatory|
||Original research articles
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
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|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|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|