|Agreement labeling||Open Access Pilot|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2022 – 12/31/2023|
|Consortia / Institution||Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus – Senftenberg|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Agreement covers a maximum of 40 articles per year (hybrid journals)|
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?
|Historic subscription fee includes access and 40 articles open access|
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?
|Maximum articles of the year has been reached >> negotiations; has not been reached >> remaining articles expire|
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 mandatory
||Original research articles
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|More than 50%|
|Comments on access costs||Open Access Clause within the subscription agreement|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|Comments on workflows||Date for eligible articles is based on date of original acceptance|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS
||So far, only open access publication in hybrid journals is free of charge. For Fully OA Journals, a discount of 10 percent is granted. We would like to see the inclusion of the total publishing portfolio within a further agreement. The agreement provides an overview of workflows, scientists’ preferences, and publications with the publisher.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|