ACS American Chemical Society
|Agreement labeling||ACS Consortia Offset Benefit Program|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||01/01/2019 – 12/31/2021|
|Consortia / Institution||EISZ|
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 fully converted to oa publishing fees (access related costs 5% or less)|
|CAPS AND ALLOWANCES||The full amount of the license fees are recalculated as APC budget in the form of OA credits (tokens). The calculated credits are expected to cover the expected annual article output of the participating institutions. In case the credits will not cover the output, each additional article will be invoiced separately.|
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?
|Comment||As the number of OA credits (tokens) are being calculated based on the license fees, it can also be regarded as 100%|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|Comment on workflow||Via CCC RightsLink platform|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|