sage2021crkn

Publisher

SAGE Publications, Inc.

Agreement ID sage2021crkn
Has the agreement been disclosed and published? Yes
URL https://www.crkn-rcdr.ca/sites/crkn/files/2021-03/CRKN-SAGE%202021-2023_License%20Agreement_2021-02-19_final_red.pdf
Agreement period 01/01/2021 – 12/31/2023
Consortia / Institution Canadian Research Knowledge Network
Country Canada
SIZE

Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications

2200
Comments on size/article output 2019 Total Article Output was 2261 (1862 subscription, 149 hybrid OA, 353 gold OA)
COSTS

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

Cost increase
Comments on cost development First year of contract is equal to 2020 subscription spend, +3% for year two, +3% for year three (not taking into account dollars saved on “APCs in the wild”)
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?

 

No publication cap for the three-year term of the agreement; publication output will be examined upon re-negotiation for 2024.
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 preference, exceptions allowed
ARTICLE TYPES
Original research articles
Review articles
Short Reports, Case Reports, Brief Communications
ACCESS COSTS

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

More than 50%
Comments on access costs The agreement does not currently differentiate between access-related and publishing-related costs
ACCESS COVERAGE

Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?

Yes
PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS Yes
WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT Too early to assess
Request contact to the licensee contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org