American Chemical Society
|Agreement labeling||ACS Read and Publish|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2023 – 12/31/2025|
|Consortia / Institution||Federal Science Libraries Network|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Average of 4 years (2019-22)|
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development||Cost increased by a small percentage (under 5%)|
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 partly converted to OA publishing fees|
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?
|Open access entitlements projected to cover all article output|
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?
|More than 50%|
Are all read-relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|Comments on workflows||Workflow is seamless and the OA support team is quick to respond and helpful|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|