The Electrochemical Society
|Agreement labeling||ECS Plus|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2022 – 12/31/2022|
|Consortia / Institution||IReL|
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?
|Subscription fee includes waiver for eligible authors’ APCs|
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%|
|Comments on access costs||Subscription fee includes waiver for eligible authors’ APCs|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||Limited in that onus is on researcher to be aware of the agreement on submission, rather than the the submission workflow automatically alerting the corresponding author once they declare their affiliation|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|