Beyond transformative agreements

« The Swedish Bibsam Consortium is taking a leading role in the transition to Open Access and aims to switch from “read-and-publish” agreements to “pure publish” deals after 2024. This next generation of contracts will ensure transparency in pricing, be more cost-effective and have fewer transaction costs than the current, single-paper charging system. Financial transactions will no longer occur between the author and the editor or journal, removing concerns about potential incentives for lax quality control. (…) »

Source > eua.eu, Anna Lundén, Astrid Söderbergh Widding, Britt-Marie Wideberg, Wilhelm Widmark, 2 avril 2020