sage2022sanlic

Publisher

SAGE Publishing

Agreement ID sage2022sanlic
Agreement labeling SAGE Premier Agreement
Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published? No
Agreement period 01/01/2022 – 12/31/2024
Consortia / Institution SANLiC
Country South Africa
SIZE

Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications

327
Comments on size/article output Average annual corresponding author publications over six years (2014-2019)
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
Comments on cost development Small annual increases in line with previous increases under the read-only agreements in previous years
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?

Agreement allows unlimited hybrid OA publishing in SAGE Premier journals. Gold OA publishing is not included but has a minimum 20% discount on APCs.
OA COVERAGE

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

Yes
Are fully open access journals covered by the agreement? No
OA LICENSE CC-BY preference, exceptions allowed
ARTICLE TYPES
Original research articles
Review articles
Brief communications, Short Reports, Case Reports
ACCESS COSTS

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

20%-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 Agreement will assist in the transition to open access. It is too soon to tell which elements and/or mechanisms will need to be adjusted in the future.
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