De Gruyter launches not-for-profit foundation: De Gruyter eBound | De Gruyter
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De Gruyter, independent scholarly publisher and founder of the University Press Library distribution model, is launching De Gruyter eBound, a not-for-profit foundation, in the United States. The initiative’s goal is to support the publishing, sustainability, and accessibility of mission-driven scholarly monographs for not-for-profit and Open Access publishers.
Among other planned activities, De Gruyter eBound will offer grants for new publications as well as fund original studies that help key actors in the industry to develop new solutions for and insights on the future of the mission-driven scholarly monograph.
De Gruyter’s eBound Advisory Board consists of leading figures in the academic library and scholarly publishing community: Curtis Brundy (Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Communication and Collection, Iowa State University), Jane Bunker (Director, Cornell University Press), Steve Fallon (Vice President, Americas and Strategic Partnerships, De Gruyter), Mary Francis (Director, University of Pennsylvania Press), Alan Harvey (Director, Stanford University Press), Bill Maltarich (Head, Collection Department, New York University), Frances Pinter (Executive Chair, Central European University Press and Founder, Knowledge Unlatched), Emily Poznanski (Director, Central European University Press), Nicola Ramsey (CEO, Edinburgh University Press), and Brigitta van Rheinberg (Associate Director and Director of Global Development, Princeton University Press).