|Agreement labeling||Microbiology Society Publish and Read|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||01/01/2022 – 12/31/2023|
|Consortia / Institution||Portland State University Library|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Publication amount is line with publishing outputs from our institution|
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||This is considered a cost neutral agreement for our institution|
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 fully converted to OA publishing fees (access related costs 5% or less)|
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?
|This is considered a low risk agreement given the cost neutral impact|
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|
||Original research articles|
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|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|