sc2018vsnu

Publisher

Springer

Agreement ID sc2018vsnu
Agreement labeling Springer Compact
Has the agreement been disclosed and published? Yes
URL https://www.openaccess.nl/sites/www.openaccess.nl/files/documenten/springer2018-2021_signed2.pdf
Agreement period 01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020
Consortia / Institution VSNU-UKB
Country Netherlands
SIZE

Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications

2100
COSTS

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

Cost increase
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?

There is a cap to the maximum number of articles to be published. The risk is entirely on the side of the consortium.
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? Yes
OA LICENSE CC-BY mandatory
ARTICLE TYPES
Original research articles
Review articles
ACCESS COSTS

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

5%-20%
ACCESS COVERAGE

Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?

Yes
PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS Yes
WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT Ok
OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS

 

This agreement does not cover Nature journals.

Assessment to follow

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