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    Opening the future: a new model for funding Open Access monographs

    Eve, Martin Paul and Pinter, F. and Lair, S. and Grady, Tom (2022) Opening the future: a new model for funding Open Access monographs. The Serials Librarian 82 (1-4), pp. 178-181. ISSN 1541-1095.

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    We outline the work of two university presses, with assistance from the COPIM Project, in building an innovative revenue model to fund Open Access (OA) monographs at a traditional publisher. Building on library journal subscription models and on Knowledge Unlatched's approach to monograph funding, this OA publishing model (called “Opening the Future”) gives members special access to a backlist, with the revenue then used to make the frontlist openly accessible. We examine the general landscape of OA and funding models and discuss some of the challenges and benefits.


    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Creative Arts, Culture and Communication
    Depositing User: Martin Eve
    Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2022 17:35
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:53


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