|Agreement labeling||IOP Transformative Open Access Agreement|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2020 – 12/31/2022|
|Consortia / Institution||KAUST|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Number of articles with KAUST corresponding authors in 2020 (source: Scopus)|
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?
|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?
|If articles within the allowance remain unused at the end of any given year, they will not roll forward and are unable to be used at a later date. In the event that the level of gold open access publishing in the included journals exceeds their allowance, KAUST shall pay additionally for APCs at IOP’s standard rates, to which KAUST is entitled a 10% discount.|
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 mandatory|
Special Issue papers
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|Comments on workflows||IOP is actively working on our feedbacks|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||This is our second deal with IOP (first we had an offset deal). They expanded the list of eligible journals.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|