|ScienceDirect transformative agreement
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?
|01/01/2023 – 12/31/2025
|Consortia / Institution
|ScienceDirect Ireland Consortium
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
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?
|Entirely based on subscription 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?
|Fixed allocation per year of 1,170, with provision for this to adjusted upwards to support a minimum of 70% of OA publishing
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?
|CC-BY preference, exceptions allowed
|Original research articles
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|More than 50%
|Comments on access costs
|100% of agreement based on access costs
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS
|Partly (e.g. to core journals only)
|Request contact to the licensee
|contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org