|Agreement labeling||Nature Transformative Agreement|
|Has the agreement been fully disclosed and published?||Yes|
|Agreement period||01/01/2022 – 12/31/2024|
|Consortia / Institution||Bibsam Consortium|
Approximate range of annual corresponding author publications
|Comments on size/article output||Approximate number of articles with corresponding authors from the Swedish universities that publish in Nature and Nature Research journals|
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?
|In case of under-publishing, the remaining articles will be transferred to the following calendar year. In case of over-publishing, institutions may choose to pay the list price APC for additional articles and/or use articles from the total article base (article pooling), provided that the agreement has been renewed for the following year.|
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 mandatory|
||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|
|OVERALL ASSESSMENT AND COMMENTS||The first year of the agreement is considered a pilot. The publication output will be closely monitored and the terms of the agreement will be discussed with the publisher before renewal.|
|Request contact to the licensee||contact [at] esac-initiative [dot] org|