Royal Society of Chemistry
|Agreement labeling||“Publish and Read”/Transformative Agreement|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2023 – 12/31/2025|
|Consortia / Institution||Hong Kong Baptist University|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||The average article outputs of past 3 years|
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development||The cost fully converted to the OA publishing fees and the access is also expanded to the Gold package|
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 APC tokens is lower than the expected output|
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?
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|Comments on workflows||No research dashboard. Only email notification is provided to the Library, such workflow is not ideal in tracing the publishing status.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|