Association for Computing Machinery
|Open Access Model Pilot Agreement
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?
|01/01/2022 – 12/31/2024
|Consortia / Institution
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development
|Total fee is based on average number of articles published in 2018-2020, itemized by journal articles and proceeding articles
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?
|Subscriptions fully converted to OA publishing fees (access related costs 5% or less)
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?
|Unlimited 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?
|CC-BY preference, exceptions allowed
|Original research articles
other article types for which ACM would otherwise charges APCs
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
|Too early to assess
|Comments on workflows
|The library is not actively involved in the workflow (approval for eligibility), but a dashboard for reporting of published articles (for all publications related to an institution) is provided by the publisher
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS
|Open Access for proceeding papers are a welcome addition to our agreements, but there should be more transparency which proceedings are included in the deal
|Request contact to the licensee
|contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org