Company of Biologists
|Agreement labeling||Company of Biologists Transformative Agreement|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2021 – 12/31/2023|
|Consortia / Institution||Portland State University Library|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Coverage of our publishing output is accommodated by this agreement|
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|
|Comments on cost development||This agreement ended up being cost neutral for us|
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 fully converted to OA publishing fees (access related costs 5% or less)|
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?
|No risk is anticipated with the cost of this agreement|
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?
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|Comments on workflows||CCC APC processing works well with this agreement|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||This is considered a successful transformative agreement for our institution|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|