|Agreement labeling||Offsetting Agreement|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2017 – 12/31/2019|
|Consortia / Institution||Austrian Academic Library Consortium (KEMÖ) / FWF|
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|
|Comments on cost development||On a national level. Second transformative agreement with IOP Publishing in Austria.|
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?
|APCs are offset against the subscription costs.|
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 number of articles is fixed. Offsetting to the maximum of the subscription costs is possible.|
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?||No|
|OA LICENSE||CC-BY preference, exceptions allowed|
||Original research articles
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|more than 50%|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS
|– Given that 85% of the eligible articles, written by authors affiliated with the participating institutions, are published open access under the agreement, we consider it as an important step towards the open access transformation
– Automatization of workflow would be appreciated.
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|