Association for Computing Machinery
|Agreement labeling||ACM Open Agreement|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||01/01/2022 – 12/31/2024|
|Consortia / Institution||HEAL-Link (Hellenic Academic Libraries Link)|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||143 is HEAL-Link’s article output in 2021|
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development||Tiered model; A high increase in the last 2 years of the agreement, compared to former subscription-only model.|
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 partly converted to 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, unlimited OA publishing to Gold OA journals, Hybrid journals and conference proceedings.|
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 variations allowed|
||Original research articles
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|Comments on access costs||No real distinction between reading costs and OA publishing costs|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|Comments on workflows||HEAL-Link is not actively involved in the workflow (approval for eligibility), but a dashboard for overview of published articles (for all publications related to HEAL-Link member institutions) is provided by the publisher.|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||Too early to assess. It is the first Read and Publish agreement with ACM.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|