SPA-OPS Project Report

At the 2019 ALPSP Conference, Information Power released its independent report and transformative agreement toolkit to support Learned Society publishers transition to immediate Open Access and align with Plan S. 
All project outputs are available under a CC-BY licence on the ALPSP website below and at

Society Publishers Accelerating Open Access and Plan S (SPA OPS) Final Project Report
by Alicia Wise and Lorraine Estelle, Information Power (download pdf)

0. Model Transformative Agreement Toolkit (download)

1. Prepare to negotiate (download)

2. Data template (download)

3. Overview of the Transformative Agreement (download)

4. The Licence (download)

5. The Contract (download)


Published September 2019