American Chemical Society
|ACS SURF Publish & Read Agreement 2022-2025
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?
|01/01/2022 – 12/31/2025
|Consortia / Institution
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
|7% increase per year to accommodate higher PAR fee
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?
|OA tokens have no “monetary value”
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?
|Annual OA Tokens are valid for 24 months
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?
|Original research articles
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|More than 50%
|Comments on access costs
|Agreement does not distinguish between Reading and Publishing costs
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS
|Request contact to the licensee
|contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org