SAGE Publications, Inc.
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||01/01/2021 – 12/31/2023|
|Consortia / Institution||Canadian Research Knowledge Network|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||2019 Total Article Output was 2261 (1862 subscription, 149 hybrid OA, 353 gold OA)|
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|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”)|
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|
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.|
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 preference, exceptions allowed|
||Original research articles
Short Reports, Case Reports, Brief Communications
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|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|