The first Swedish Read & Publish agreement: An evaluation of the Springer Compact pilot

« In this paper we summarise the lessons learned from the first Swedish Read & Publish agreement: Springer Compact with Springer Nature (2016-07-01 – 2018-12-31). We set out to put the Swedish agreement in an international context and to examine the effects of the agreement regarding economy, publication outcome, administration and researchers’ attitudes and practices in Sweden. Publication data, economic data, as well as survey data from administrative staff and corresponding authors were collected and analysed. Based on the analyses, the advantages and disadvantages of Read & Publish agreements are discussed.(…) »

Source > liberquarterly.eu, Olsson, L., Francke, H., Lindelöw, C.H. and Willén, N., 2020. The first Swedish Read & Publish agreement: An evaluation of the Springer Compact pilot. LIBER Quarterly, 30(1), pp.1–33. DOI: http://doi.org/10.18352/lq.10309