|Agreement labeling||IOP Institutional Read & Publish Licence Agreement|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||11/01/2022 – 12/31/2025|
|Consortia / Institution||Montana State University|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Uncapped/unlimited number of articles|
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
|Comments on cost development||Typically change to read-only access costs|
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?
|Uncapped/unlimited number of articles|
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
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?
|More than 50%|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT||Too early to assess|
|Comments on workflows||This will all be handled on IOP’s end. The library will not have to approve any articles. IOP will provide a quarterly report and an annual statement of the eligible articles accepted and published.|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS
||This is sustainable with regards to costs and operations. We shall assess whether this “library hands off” approach is working for us or if we want to the library to be more involved in the approval process.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|