microbio2023jisc

Publisher

Microbiology Society

Agreement ID microbio2023jisc
Agreement labeling Microbiology Society Transitional Agreement 2023-2024
Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published? Yes
URL https://repository.jisc.ac.uk/9007/1/
Microbiology_Society_licence_2023.pdf
Agreement period 01/01/2023 – 12/31/2024
Consortia / Institution Jisc
Country United Kingdom
SIZE

Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications

114
Comments on size/article output Average article output 2019-2021
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 Cost is based on article output
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?

Subscriptions partly converted to OA publishing fees
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?

OA publishing is unlimited
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
Original research articles
Review articles
Proceedings
Letters
Editorials
ACCESS COSTS

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

20%-50%
Comments on access costs Access costs will decrease as journals flip to OA
ACCESS COVERAGE

Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?

Yes
PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS Yes
WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT Ok
OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS The agreement allows unlimited access to and open access publishing in the society‚Äôs full package. The fee is based on article output and will gradually convert to full OA fees as the society’s journals flip to OA.
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