The Royal Society
|Agreement labeling||Royal Society Read & Publish Agreement|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2023 – 12/31/2023|
|Consortia / Institution||The Ohio State University|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
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?
|Cost based on discounted 2023 subscription renewal price plus the average annual APC spend over two years (2020 and 2021)|
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?
|Uncapped Open Access publishing|
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|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|