|Agreement labeling||SAGE Read & Publish|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||Yes
|Agreement period||01/01/2020 – 12/31/2023|
|Consortia / Institution||Bibsam Consortium|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||540 publications in hybrid journals; 90 publications in Gold OA journals|
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
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?
|Subscription and publishing fee is not defined, unlimited hybrid publishing is included in the total fee|
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?
|Unlimited publishing in hybrid journals included|
Are all journals relevant to your affiliated authors (in which you expect them to publish) eligible for OA publishing under the agreement?
|No. A few titles are Subscription-only.|
|Are fully open access journals covered by the agreement?||Yes|
|OA LICENSE||CC-BY mandatory
CC-BY preference, exceptions allowed
||Original research articles
Brief communications, short reports and case reports
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|Comments on access costs||Subscription and publishing fee is not defined, unlimited hybrid publishing is included in the total fee|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|Comments on workflows||SAGE has launched a new system called SOAP in the beginning of 2020, initially handling hybrid articles. Gold articles will also go through this workflow later in 2020.|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS
||It is not required that librarians verify articles to be eligible, but participating organizations can chose to do so if they want to.
Gold APCs are discounted 20%.
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|