sc2015mpdl

Publisher

Springer

Agreement ID sc2015mpdl
Agreement labeling Springer Compact
Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published? no
Agreement period 11/01/2015 – 12/31/2018
Consortia / Institution Max Planck Digital Library
Country Germany
SIZE

Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications

300
COSTS

How does the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?

Agreement costs within the range of the previous spending level
FINANCIAL SHIFT

Transfomative agreements vary by their transformative mechanisms, meaning the way in which financing is shifted from the supscription side to open access publishing. What are the characteristics of this agreement to this regard?

Subscriptions partly converted to oa publishing fees
RISK SHARING

How do entitlements for open access publishing correlate to the anticipated article output? Which mechanisms for risk sharing have been agreed in cases of exeeding or not reaching the number of oa publishing entitlements?

– Packages with a fixed amount of articles have been purchased; numbers were based on average publication figures from previous years plus expected growth rates
– The agreed numbers have not been reached
– No risk sharing mechanisms have been agreed, meaning that there was no compensation for entitlements that weren’t used
OA COVERAGE

Are all journals relevant to your affiliated authors (in which you expect them to publish) elegible for oa publishing under the agreement?

Yes
Are fully open access journals covered by the agreement? No
OA LICENCE CC-BY mandatory
ARTICLE TYPES
Original research articles
Review articles
ACCESS COSTS

What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement costs of the agreement?

5%-20%
ACCESS COVERAGE

Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?

yes
PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS yes
WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT Ok
OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS

 

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