Revisiting - Transformative Agreements: A Primer - The Scholarly Kitchen

leo_waaijers's bookmarks 2020-02-06


Is it every day or just every week that we see an announcement of a new “transformative agreement” between a publisher and a library or library consortium? Or, if not a press release announcing such an agreement, a statement that such is the goal of a newly opened — or perhaps faltering — set of negotiations? Almost as quickly, the questions start. What’s read-and-publish? Is this contract Plan S compliant? What makes an agreement transformative anyway?

What follows is a basic primer on transformative agreements and their characteristics and components.


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Date tagged:

02/06/2020, 08:53

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02/06/2020, 03:53