|Agreement labeling||Springer Compact|
|Has the agreement been disclosed and published?||No|
|Agreement period||07/01/2016 – 12/31/2018|
|Consortia / Institution||Bibsam consortium|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
How do the costs of the agreement relate to previous subscription-only agreements with the publisher?
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?
|– Packages with a fixed amount of articles have been purchased; numbers were based on average publication figures from previous years plus expected growth rates
– The agreed numbers have not been reached
– No risk sharing mechanisms have been agreed, meaning that there was no compensation for entitlements that weren’t used
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 preference, exceptions allowed|
||Original research articles
BriefCommunication – Short article submitted for rapid publication that exhibits the same structure as a standard article. ContinuingEducation – Article forming integral part of further education (usually medical).
What is the approximate share of access related costs of the overall agreement?
|Comments||21% reading fee (2016)|
Are all read relevant journals covered by the agreement?
|PERPETUAL ACCESS RIGHTS||Yes|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS
|Recommendations for the renegotiations of Springer Compact: Report 4 of the Evaluation of the Swedish Springer Compact agreement|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|