microbio2021uit

Publisher

Microbiology Society

Agreement ID microbio2021uit
Agreement labeling Microbiology Society Institutional Publish and Read
Has the agreement been disclosed and published? No
Agreement period 01/01/2021 – 31/12/2022
Consortia / Institution UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Country Norway
SIZE

Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications

2
COSTS

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 No price increase 1st year, 2% in 2nd year
FINANCIAL SHIFT

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?

Fixed price packaged deal
RISK SHARING

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?

Unlimited Open Access publishing within price range
OA COVERAGE

Are all journals relevant to your affiliated authors (in which you expect them to publish) eligible for OA publishing under the agreement?

Yes
Are fully open access journals covered by the agreement? Yes
OA LICENSE CC-BY mandatory
ARTICLE TYPES
Not defined
ACCESS COSTS

What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?

More than 50%
Comments on access costs Publishing costs vs access costs are not explicitly defined in the agreement
ACCESS COVERAGE

Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?

Yes
PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS Yes
WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT Deficient
Comments on workflows Affiliation based only on e-mail address, author journey does not seem intuitive, no reporting tool
OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS The publication output is low, but this agreement is important to secure publishing with smaller publishers and to keep a diversity in publication channels
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