American Chemical Society
|Agreement labeling||Online Products Institutional Access Agreement and ACS’s Offset Benefit Program|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2022 – 12/31/2024|
|Consortia / Institution||ANKOS (Anatolian University Libraries Consortium)|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||OA tokens are expected to cover the expected annual article output|
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)|
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?
|ACS has granted ACS Reward tokens (“Tokens”), to be distributed amongst the subscribed institutions under ANKOS Consortium. Tokens expire 24 months after they have been granted. Notwithstanding, Tokens may be used solely in the calendar year for which they were issued.
Once the number of Tokens granted has been used, Grantee may purchase additional Tokens at its discretion.
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|
||All article types are included, except additions, corrections, editorials, and ebook chapters.|
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|
|Comments on workflows||The process flow for OBP is systematized through the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC)|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|