University's e-press recasts publishing model | The Australian
Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
"The Australian National University e-press provided the best example for Adelaide University's new venture: maximum exposure of its own scholars' monographs, leading to more citations and therefore more recognition by research funding bodies. So the ANU model, offering free access to its publications in their entirety online, and the option to purchase texts through a print-on-demand service, was adopted. Despite the unorthodoxy of giving away something valuable in a capitalist society, it makes sense when the goals are so clear...."