American Society of Mechanical Engineers
|Agreement labeling||Read and Publish Agreement|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2022 – 12/31/2024|
|Consortia / Institution||Japan Alliance of University Library Consortia for E-Resources (JUSTICE)|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||This figure is an estimate of the number of OA articles to be published from the contracted universities|
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
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?
|The amount of publishing is unlimited – there are no additional charges for publishing articles (APC) above the fixed amount|
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 preference, exceptions allowed|
||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||No|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS
|JUSTICE is an opt-in consortium and a party to a contract with ASME is each university.
Note: The impact and continuity will depend on the situation at each university.
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|