|Agreement labeling||Wiley Read & Publish|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2023 – 12/31/2025|
|Consortia / Institution||Big Ten Academic Alliance|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Agreement costs within the range of the previous spending level|
|Comments on cost development||Inflation caps are low to keep fees down for individual institutions, but a modest central payment is made by the consortium|
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|
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 variations allowed|
||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|
|Comments on workflows||Articles are approved automatically via email addresses/domains with minimal work required by library staff|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||This is a significant agreement that includes 14 of the largest research institutions in the United State as well as another 20 affiliated campuses. It is hoped that costs can be reduced in future agreements. Long term success will depend upon other institutions joining open publishing agreements and supporting the model.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|