Unpaywall Journals

Getting Started
The demo shows the projected cost and access for a large US university’s Elsevier big deal package, modeling a move to individual journal subscriptions.  ...
Sun, 1 Dec, 2019 at 2:05 PM
Cost Effectiveness (NCPPU)
We evaluate journal cost effectiveness by a metric we call Net Cost Per Paid Use (NCPPU).   NCPPU is similar to the more familiar Cost Per Use (CPU),...
Thu, 7 Nov, 2019 at 2:15 PM
Configuration settings
These settings are configurable so you can make the projections match the assumptions and values of your institution.  They change the model projections ...
Tue, 5 Nov, 2019 at 3:31 PM
Description of data fields
The data fields used to describe Usage, Fulfillment (including Open Access), and Subscription and ILL costs are included here.  The numbers are annual av...
Sun, 1 Dec, 2019 at 2:39 PM
Overview
The Overview page gives a summary of your Scenario's Costs and Access. The first of three bars shows the Scenario Cost as a percent of your Base...
Sat, 7 Dec, 2019 at 10:50 AM
Publishing costs (APCs)
Two important facts about the APC Cost page: The APC page contains very different information from the other pages.  It not only includes journals in y...
Sat, 7 Dec, 2019 at 10:47 AM
Release Notes
Unpaywall Journals uses Continual Integration for releases: we are continually refining the production product, both its appearance and its underlying da...
Sun, 1 Dec, 2019 at 2:09 PM
FAQ
Thanks for your interest in Unpaywall Journals!  It is currently in Beta release -- we have more documentation coming soon.  In the mean time, check out the...
Sun, 1 Dec, 2019 at 2:06 PM
Glossary
Many of our terms are defined on the documentation pages for those tabs (see list here), but here are a few terms that we tend to use without defining: IL...
Thu, 7 Nov, 2019 at 2:09 PM
Benefits and Features
Get Informed Pull together comprehensive data on open access, institutional citation rates and authorship, APC spending and more. Include Open Access...
Sat, 30 Nov, 2019 at 8:42 AM