Thank you for checking out MSP's Subscribe to Open survey! It should take about 10 minutes to complete if you are familiar with the S2O model: there are 16 questions in total, and some can be skipped if you don't know the answer.

What is Subscribe to Open? Here's our brief description (and links to further information): http://msp.org/publications/s2o/

Happy sharing! Your participation is greatly appreciated.

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* 1. What is your country or state?

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* 2. What is your institution?

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* 3. What is your name? (optional)

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* 4. At what level is the decision to subscribe to a single journal or small package (e.g., fewer than a hundred journals) usually made?

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* 5. Do you currently subscribe to any journals that have adopted the Subscribe to Open model?
(please choose all options that fit)

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* 6. Would a journal's adoption of the Subscribe to Open model make it more or less likely for your institution to find funding and renew your subscription?
(please choose all options that fit)

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* 7. Would February 1st of the subscription year be a reasonable deadline for your institution to commit (but not necessarily pay) to participate for that year?

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* 8. To encourage participation, there might be a price difference between committing before the deadline and having to subscribe after the deadline (if the threshold is not met and the content remains gated). For an imaginary package subscription somewhere around $3 000, how would you consider these price differences?

  insignificant significant excessive
$100 — eg, $2 975 vs $3 075
$500 — eg, $2 875 vs $3 375
$1 000 — eg, $2 750 vs $3 750
$1 500 — eg, $2 625 vs $4 125
$2 000 — eg, $2 500 vs $4 500

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* 9. Do you expect any state or university policy to block you from participating in an S2O offer?

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* 10. Does your institution have funds reserved for supporting OA?

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* 11. Would  you be able to use some funds reserved for OA to participate in an S2O offer?

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* 12. Usage statistics for Open Access resources are incomplete, since allowing free access without authentication will make it impossible to associate with your institution any off-campus downloads from your faculty or students. How would you take into account such reduced usage statistics, when evaluating the renewal of an S2O subscription?
(please choose all options that fit)

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* 13. In your view, for the overall value of OA, how important is permissive licensing (CC-BY or similar)?

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* 14. Specifically for mathematics journals, what price-per-download would on average be considered reasonable at your institution (for a regular subscription)?

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* 15. Price considerations aside, how important are the following factors when you decide whether to subscribe to a single journal or a small package (e.g., fewer than a hundred journals)?

  most important important looked at ignored
your faculty are editors
your faculty are authors
your faculty cite this journal
your faculty download from this journal
your faculty explicitly request this journal
the journal is highly ranked (eg, high impact factor)
the publisher's mission, nonprofit (ngo) status, etc
other factors [please also comment]

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* 16. Any other comments?

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