American Physical Society
|Agreement labeling||License agreement including provision of OA Publishing|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||01/01/2023 – 12/31/2024|
|Consortia / Institution||Bibsam Consortium|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||170 in hybrid journals, 25 in fully OA journals|
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development||There is a SCOAP3 Offset|
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. The total cost is redistributed among participating institutions based on their publishing activity.|
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?
|There is no cap under this agreement: authors may publish an unlimited number of OA articles|
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
Rapid Communications, Reviews, Perspectives and Short Papers
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|Comments about access costs||After redistribution according to the Bibsam model|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||No|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||As an additional product, publication in fully open access journals can be added where each institution pays for the articles they have published. The payment is made after publication, in batch twice a year.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|