The Royal Society
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2023 – 12/31/2023|
|Consortia / Institution||Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL)|
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||Costs are based on subscription plus average OA spend|
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?
|Costs are based on subscription plus average OA spend. This is a single year agreement and will be reviewed each year with a view to further converting read to publish 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|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|