Manage Agreements

Plan S and Horizon 2020 have set high expectations for the scholarly publishing community. CCC offers software and professional services to help publishers deliver OA programs. 

Designed for maximum flexibility, RightsLink for Scientific Communications is an author- and institution-ready solution that helps publishers quickly model and support a variety of OA Institutional Agreements, from the simple to the complex, without having to build, install, or support custom software. Created by experts in OA publishing, RLSC addresses author, funder, institution, and publisher needs for agreements like Read and Publish, Publish and Read, Membership, Deposit, and more.   

RightsLink for Scientific Communications helps you: 

  • Manage author charges and discounts of all types 
  • Streamline billing and collections 
  • Establish a viable OA infrastructure 
  • Test new business models 
  • Accommodate individual, consortia- and national-level deals 
  • Develop author-aware workflows fueled by industry-standard metadata via seamless integrations 
  • Support your users with award-winning 24/5 customer service 
Professional Services

If you need more from existing scholarly publishing workflows, or you wish to extend the capabilities of RLSC, talk to the CCC team. Our experts in publishing, information management, and technology are deeply immersed in all things OA.  

CCC brings together key OA stakeholders from the author, publisher, institution, funding, and vendor communities through roundtables, panel events, webinars, podcasts, and published material. CCC is a member of OASPA (Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association), ALPSP (Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers) and International Association of STM Publishers (STM), and a Sustaining Member of the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP).  

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