|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||07/01/2019 – 12/31/2021|
|Consortia / Institution||Electronic Information Service National Programme|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/ article output||770=Average of 2,5 years. Details:
Year 2019 (from 07/01/2019): Quota: 500, output: 344;
Year 2020: Quota: 1000, output: 997;
Year 2021: Quota: 1070; output: 584
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||8% decrease compared to 2021; 12% decrease compared to 2020|
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 total cost is based on previous subscription fees, regardless of not reaching the expected article output. In case of exceeding the 1000 articles, list-price APCs will have to be paid.|
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 variations allowed|
||Original research articles
Case reports; Data in Briefs; Original software publication; Practice guidelines; Protocols; Replication studies; Short communications; Short surveys; Video articles
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|More than 50%|
|Comments on access costs||Access related costs: there is no exact data (approx. 51%, +/- 5%)|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||Subscription-based Cell and Lancet titles were not included in the previous consortium-level subscription agreement, therefore these titles are not included in the OA Agreement either|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|