Association for Computing Machinery
|Agreement labeling||ACM Read and Publish agreement|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2022 – 12/31/2024|
|Consortia / Institution||Sikt (previously Unit)|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Agreement costs within the range of the previous spending level|
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?
|Agreement allows for unlimited number of open access articles for no extra costs|
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?
|Comments on access costs||Breakdown of access and publishing costs not specified|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||Publisher has stated a commitment to transition hybrid journals to open access. Costs in the current agreement are based on historical reading costs, and this would have to be adjusted in the next agreement.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|