rsc2022slov

Publisher

Royal Society of Chemistry

Agreement ID rsc2022slov
Agreement labeling RSC Read&Publish
Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published? No
Agreement period 01/01/2022 – 12/31/2022
Consortia / Institution Slovenian Consortium CTK
Country Slovenia
SIZE

Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications

35
COSTS

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

Cost increase
Comments on cost development Cost increase in relation to previous subscription-only agreement, but estimated actually as cost-neutral in terms of “total cost of publication” in previous years
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?

For fully gold journals a 15% APC discount is applied
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 preference, exceptions allowed
CC-BY variations allowed
ARTICLE TYPES
Original research articles
Review articles
Proceedings
Letters
Editorials
ACCESS COSTS

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

More than 50%
ACCESS COVERAGE

Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?

Yes
PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS Yes
WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT Too early to assess
OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS The costs for this TA agreement are estimated as acceptable for all consortium members as the license covers an unlimited number of vouchers for OA publications by corresponding authors from the consortium
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