“A Transformative Journal (TJ) is a subscription/hybrid journal that is actively committed to transitioning to a fully Open Access journal. In addition, a TJ must:
gradually increase the share of Open Access content; and
offset subscription income from payments for publishing services (to avoid double payments).
Some 16 months on from publishing the formal TJ criteria, 13 publishers – large and small, for-profit, not-for-profit, society publishers and university presses – and some 2268 journals, have enrolled in this programme.
This blog provides a summary of the uptake of the programme by publishers and an analysis of the initial data TJ publishers have provided….”