Offsetting models: update on the Springer Compact deal

« In a recent blog post, Jisc Collections reported how the Springer Compact agreement was progressing in the UK. This blog post assesses the progress made in the first 9 months of the agreement between January and September 2016.

The Springer Compact agreement was launched in January 2016, following a pilot phase between October and December 2015 when 368 articles were made available on open access free of charge. The Springer Compact agreement is a flipped model which enables researchers from 91 participating UK institutions to publish their articles immediately as open access in ~1,600 Springer journals as well as to access all content published in ~2,500 Springer journals. (…) »