American Psychological Association
|Agreement labeling||APA OA Publishing Pilot 2023-24|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||08/01/2023 – 07/31/2024|
|Consortia / Institution||Jisc|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||This is a capped consortium pilot agreement for APA’s PsycArticles portfolio including the Hogrefe collection of journals|
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development||The cost increase is to cover the APA OA workflow setup|
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?
|The read element will remain separate for the pilot, to assess the level of publishing output for UK institutions. We will attempt to combine the read and publish elements for the renewal agreement from 2024-25.|
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?
|Should the cap be exceeded, participating institutions will have the following two options:
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 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|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|Comments on workflows||Amendments to the workflow from the previous agreement are currently being implemented and will be monitored by Jisc|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||This agreement transitions 100% of UK research publishing output towards open access, for an acceptable increase. The efficiency of the agreement will be reviewed by Jisc throughout its term.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|