Association for Computing Machinery
|Agreement labeling||ACM OPEN|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||06/01/2022 – 12/31/2025|
|Consortia / Institution||Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development||Institutions with high publication volumes do not yet participate, resulting in a cost reduction compared to the previous read-only agreement|
Transformative 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?
|The model involves a unitary an uncapped fee that covers both reading and publishing, without individual OA publishing fees|
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 OA publishing|
Are all journals relevant to your affiliated authors (in which you expect them to publish) eligible for OA publishing under the agreement?
|Are fully open access journals covered by the agreement?||Yes|
|OA LICENSE||CC-BY preference, exceptions allowed|
||Original research articles
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||An unusually high number of authors choose an exclusive license instead of CC-BY (which is selected by default)|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|