|Agreement labeling||IEEE Read and Publish Agreement for the IEL University Consortium of Germany|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||11/30/2022 – 11/29/2023|
|Consortia / Institution||Technische Universität Ilmenau|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development||If the previous costs for APC’s are added, the costs actually decrease|
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?
|Division into two sections:
– Subscription for Non Journal Content (NJC)
– Publish and Read for articles in IEEE Journals
Both only available in combination.
Subscription is reduced by 21%, the share of journals in the IEEE Electronic Library (IEL).
Open Access share is based on the publication volume of the last two years on average.
Participants receive a number of APC’s that are 25% higher than the average of the last two years. This contingent can be used in a two-year-period.
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
CC-BY variations allowed
||Original research articles|
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|Comments on access costs||The share relates only to the journal content. Non journal content is payed separately.|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|