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.  ...
Wed, 8 Jan, 2020 at 9:57 AM
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),...
Wed, 8 Jan, 2020 at 12:39 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, 7 Jan, 2020 at 7:30 AM
Journals tab (data for each journal)
The Journals tab (left menu) lets you see detailed data on each journal.  You can show or hide data columns by clicking on the column chooser:     ...
Tue, 25 Feb, 2020 at 7:29 AM
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...
Tue, 14 Jan, 2020 at 7:14 AM
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...
Tue, 25 Feb, 2020 at 7:27 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...
Fri, 10 Jan, 2020 at 10:36 AM
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...
Wed, 8 Jan, 2020 at 12:26 PM
How do we calculate ILL requests and ILL cost?
The Scenario Overview page shows the number of ILL requests and an estimate of your total ILL cost.  We calculate these using the following steps: W...
Wed, 8 Jan, 2020 at 9:55 AM