acm2020ie

Publisher

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Agreement ID acm2020ie
Agreement labeling ACM OPEN Journals Agreement 2020-2022
Has the agreement been disclosed and published? Yes
URL https://irel.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/IReL_ACM_OPEN_Agreement_-_March_2020_ESAC.pdf
Agreement period 01/01/2020 – 12/31/2022
Consortia / Institution IReL
Country Ireland
SIZE

Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications

23
COSTS

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

Cost increase
Comments on cost development Mean data provided by publisher 2016-2018
FINANCIAL SHIFT

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

 

Subscriptions fully converted to OA publishing fees (access related costs 5% or less)
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 exceeding or not reaching the number of OA publishing entitlements?

Uncapped, unlimited OA publishing
OA COVERAGE

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

Yes
Are fully open access journals covered by the agreement? Yes
OA LICENSE CC-BY preference, exceptions allowed
ARTICLE TYPES
Original research articles
Review articles
Proceedings
Letters
Editorials
ACCESS COSTS

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

0%
ACCESS COVERAGE

Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?

Yes
PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS Yes
WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT Too early to assess
OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS Agreement is a flipped model based on publishing output and no “read” fee. “Ramped up/phased” pricing has been introduced for those research intensive high publishing tiers to ease the transition from paying to read to paying to publish and these have been fixed over the three years.
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