|Agreement labeling||SAGE Premier Read and Publish|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||01/01/2023 – 12/31/2024|
|Consortia / Institution||FinELib consortium|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development||Annual inflationary increase of 2,75%|
Transformative 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?
|Agreement allows unlimited OA publishing in SAGE’s hybrid journals. For SAGE’s fully OA (Gold) journals, a 20% discount on the APC will apply|
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?||Yes|
|OA LICENSE||CC-BY mandatory|
||Original research articles
Brief Communications, Short Reports, Case Reports
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|More than 50%|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||There is no mechanism as to how subscription fees will be transitioned to the value of the average publishing output|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|