Association for Computing Machinery
|Agreement labeling||ACM OPEN 2023-2025|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||01/01/2023 – 12/31/2025|
|Consortia / Institution||Jisc|
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||Costs move away from subscriptions to paying for OA publishing and based entirely on publishing output. Costs increase for intensive research institutions who publish a lot, they stay the same or decrease for low to no publishing institutions.|
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)|
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?
|This agreement offers 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?||Yes|
|OA LICENSE||CC-BY mandatory|
||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|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||This is a truly transitioned agreement that moves away from subscription costs to paying for publishing. ACM have looked globally at their costs, are transparent and share this information on their website. They have looked at what they need to sustain their business and developed a Global OA model which is well liked and understood by institutions.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|