American Chemical Society
|Agreement labeling||Consortia Offset Benefit Program (COBP)|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2020 – 12/31/2022|
|Consortia / Institution||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?
|Previous subscription cost continues, but includes a defined number of 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 preference, exceptions allowed|
||Original research articles
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|More than 50%|
|Comments on access costs||The agreement cost is based on the previous subscription cost, but now also includes 100% OA publishing|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||Transformation to cost reflecting publishing cost will be important in the next period of the agreement.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|