|Agreement labeling||Open Science Platform Products and Services Agreement|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||Yes
|Agreement period||01/01/2020 – 12/31/2024|
|Consortia / Institution||VSNU/NWO|
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?
|Costs are based on historical spending for read and publish, including APC costs previously out-of-contract|
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 minimum or maximum amount of articles. Strong governance structure guiding towards 100% open access.|
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?
|Comments||Not specified. Read & Publishing costs are not distinguished.|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||No|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||The agreement will contribute significantly to the Netherlands’ ambition to reach 100% open access. The agreement includes a KPI of 95% article output under the publish agreement, commitment to add new OA titles to the deal, a workflow including the possibility to retrospectively change license status from subscription license to OA and a governance model to monitor progress during the contract period.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|