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We are a tiny, fully open-access, 1-year-old journal with 13 published articles, yet we are getting a full-court press to sign a licensing agreement with EBSCO. At first, the agreement appeared to be a win-win situation because inclusion in the database would increase the journal's visibility and there are no direct costs to the journal. But, the pressure to sign has raised red flags, so we're wondering what we may be overlooking.
Anyone have experience with EBSCO? Any downside to allowing EBSCO to include an open-access journal in their database?
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Their standard form contract includes a clause which says that they will lower their royalty rate if your journal is open access. That is all I can think of off the top of my head.
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