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Read & Publish Agreements Negotiated by CAUL


Capped agreement approval statistics

Approval and rejection statistics for capped agreements negotiated by CAUL are provided below to support institutions with monitoring the status of the caps. As the predicted date the cap will be exceeded will change from day-to-day based on approval rates, statistics are provided for the last five business days.

Oxford University Press

The article cap in 2023 is 932 articles.

Springer Nature

The 2023 cap on this agreement is 3,359 articles.


The article cap in 2023 is 6,750 articles.


The 2023 cap on this agreement is 7,010 articles.

Taylor & Francis

The article cap in 2023 is 3,114 articles.


The article cap in 2023 is 363 articles.


Publishing reports

Publishing reports for the capped agreements are now available via CAUL's Tableau Online instance to Member institution staff with a CAUL Tableau licence. The dashboards are refreshed as data is made available via publishers. 

Tableau Licences

Each CAUL Member institution is allocated one Tableau Online licence as part of the membership inclusions. Member institutions can purchase additional Tableau online licences at a cost of $135 USD per licence. To arrange additional licences, please complete the additional licence request form.

External Consortium Members can request a licence for Tableau via the Tableau licence request form for external members.

Latest data

The table below outlines the latest data available for all publishers.

Publishers Latest data available
AIP Publishing Not yet in Tableau due to publisher system transition
Brill March 2023
Cambridge University Press December 2022
The Company of Biologists December 2022
CSIRO Publishing To 3 August 2022
De Gruyter December 2022
Elsevier April 2023
Future Science Group December 2022
The Geological Society December 2022
IOP Publishing January 2023
IWA Publishing December 2022
Karger Publishers December 2022
MA Healthcare December 2022
Microbiology Society December 2022
Oxford University Press April 2023
Portland Press December 2022
The Royal Society December 2022
SAGE April 2023
Springer Nature April 2023
Taylor & Francis January 2023
Wiley (includes Hindawi) December 2022