How Transformative Agreements Broaden Access to USC Scholarship


In recent years the USC Libraries have signed transformative agreements with several academic publishers. A new Transformative Agreements tab on the USC Libraries' Open Access research guide explain how transformative agreements benefit USC researchers and broaden access to their scholarship.

See these previous news posts for information about the libraries' agreements with Cambridge University Press and the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), announced in 2021, and with Karger Publishers and Wiley, announced in 2022. For more information about the agreements, please contact Alyssa Resnick, associate dean for technical services and collection development, at