The Royal Society
|Agreement labeling||Read and Publish Agreement|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2022 – 12/31/2022|
|Consortia / Institution||CSIC Spanish National Research Council|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||An unlimited number of articles can be published under the agreement|
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development||The reading is extended to the complete collection and to the entire institution. As part of the calculation, APCs paid in 2019 and 2020 are included.|
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|
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
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|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||It’s a one-year pilot deal. It will be reviewed in the next one, depending on the number of articles published.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|