An introductory guide to the UC model transformative agreement

« Transformative open access agreements has recently come into use as an umbrella term for a type of comprehensive publisher agreement. According to the ESAC Initiative (Efficiency and Standards for Article Charges):
Transformative agreements are those contracts negotiated between institutions (libraries, national and regional consortia) and publishers that transform the business model underlying scholarly journal publishing, moving from one based on toll access (subscription) to one in which publishers are remunerated a fair price for their open access publishing services. (…) »