rup2020jisc

Publisher

Rockefeller University Press

Agreement ID rup2020jisc
Agreement labeling Rockefeller University Press Read & Publish pilot agreement
Has the agreement been disclosed and published? Yes

 

URL https://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/About-JISC-Collections/Supporting-transition-to-Open-Access/
Agreement period 03/01/2020 – 02/28/2022
Consortia / Institution Jisc
Country United Kingdom
SIZE

Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications

37
Comments on size/article output Average output 2017/18
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 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?

Open access published output is unlimited and this is expected to increase as previously paywalled articles are converted to OA. The fee is fixed for 2 years regardless of output.
OA COVERAGE

Are all journals relevant to your affiliated authors (in which you expect them to publish) eligible for OA publishing under the agreement?

No
Are fully open access journals covered by the agreement? No
OA LICENSE CC-BY mandatory
ARTICLE TYPES
Original research articles
Review articles
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 agreement allows unlimited access to and open access publishing in the society’s hybrid titles. The price is based on current spend and fixed for the duration of the 2 year pilot, regardless of output. The pricing mechanism will need to be adjusted after the pilot phase to take into account published output.
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