|Agreement labeling||AIP Read and Publish Agreement|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||01/01/2022 – 12/31/2023|
|Consortia / Institution||UiT the Arctic University of Norway|
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?
|Costs bundled together|
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 publishing entitlement is calculated out of annual fee. The entitlement is higher than the anticipated output (a cap of 13 articles per year). Should the entitlement be exceeded, additional articles will be invoiced additionally to a fixed price.|
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?||No|
|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||Based on previous subscription spend. Article cap calculated by dividing subscription spend by fixed APC price.|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||In future agreements, a clearer commitment to transition to fully open access is needed. Article quota should be removed, and fully open access journals should be included in the same workflow.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|