Transformative Journals: analysis of Year 1 (2021) | Plan S
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"The Transformative Journal (TJ) model is one of the strategies cOAlition S endorses to help subscription publishers transition to full and immediate Open Access (OA). To be awarded TJ status, a title must publicly commit to transitioning to fully Open Access, and agree to:
- work to increase the share of Open Access content, year on year, in line with publicly agreed targets; and
- offset subscription income from payments for publishing services (to avoid double payments).
As of June 2022, some 16 publishers – large and small, for-profit, not-for-profit, society publishers and university presses – totalling some 2304 journals, have enrolled in this programme. Figure 1, shows the breakdown of TJs by publisher....
This blog post provides a summary of the first full year of the TJ programme, using data supplied by all participating publishers...."