|Agreement labeling||SAGE Journals Read & Publish agreement|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||01/01/2020 – 12/31/2022|
|Consortia / Institution||Jisc|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Based on 2018 publishing output|
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|
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?
|Read access and publishing fees are not defined, unlimited hybrid OA publishing 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 OA publishing in hybrid journals|
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
Brief communications, short reports and case studies
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|More than 50%|
|Comments on access costs||Read access and publishing fees are not defined, unlimited hybrid OA publishing included in the total fee.|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS
||SAGE Open Access Portal (SOAP) was implemented by the publisher in early 2020 to manage hybrid articles. Gold articles implemented into SOAP as of June 2020. Gold APCs are discounted by 20%.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|