Association for Computing Machinery
|Agreement labeling||ACM Open|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||07/01/2023 – 06/30/2026|
|Consortia / Institution||Lyrasis|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Institutions participating in this agreement publish an average of anywhere from 36 to 0 articles per year with ACM|
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|
|Comments on cost development||Higher-publishing institutions may pay more under this deal, while lower-publishing institutions may pay less. The net cost of this agreement across all participating institutions is consistent with the previous read-only spending level.|
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?
|Fees are fixed for each of the three years of the contract term based on an analysis of recent publishing output. All publishing output during the term of this agreement will be made Open Access, without further payment, regardless of any changes in publication volume. Should publishing output change in either direction over the term of this agreement, this information will be used to assign institutions to tiers in future iterations of the agreement.|
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
CC-BY variations allowed
||Original research articles
Short Paper, Survey Article, Technical Note, Tutorial, Interview, Note
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|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|